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Physiotherapist Salary

An average Physiotherapist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $60K annually. Work is enjoyable for Physiotherapists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Physiotherapists (67 percent) survey respondents are male. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and just over two-fifths earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$40,296 - $81,406
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MEDIAN: $59,732
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$19.39 - $41.22
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$40,296 - $81,406  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,123  
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$41,258 - $89,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $41.22  
   
Overtime
$25.00 - $70.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,123  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,258 - $89,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Physiotherapist

A physiotherapist is a health care professional who focuses on the movement and function of a person's body. Because this position deals principally with movement, a physiotherapist may work with people of all ages who have a variety of health conditions. Physiotherapists also deal with consultation, injury prevention, and education for patients.

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Physiotherapist Tasks

  • Administer manual exercises, massage or traction to help relieve pain, increase patient strength or decrease or prevent deformity.
  • Perform an initial exam, evaluate medical records and physician's referral and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention.
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress in patient's chart or computer database.
  • Discharge patient from physical therapy when projected outcomes have been attained and provide for follow-up care or referrals.

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Experience Affects Physiotherapist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 20%