Registered Physical Therapist Salary

A Registered Physical Therapist earns an average wage of $41.42 per hour.

$56,673 - $94,818
$57K
$77K
$95K
MEDIAN: $77,172
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$32.07 - $52.40
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MEDIAN: $41.42
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$56,673 - $94,818  
   
Bonus
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$62,168 - $106,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$32.07 - $52.40  
   
Overtime
$5.30 - $70.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,200  
   
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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$62,168 - $106,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135

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Job Description for Registered Physical Therapist

Registered physical therapists provide rehabilitation and treatment therapies to patients with chronic conditions or acute injuries; treatments and therapies may include gait training, mobility exercises, and strength conditioning exercises. Registered physical therapists may also utilize specialized exercises, hot-and-cold therapy, and electro-therapy to restore bodily functions, increase mobility, and reduce pain. Patients generally include surgical patients, accident victims, and disabled persons.

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Registered Physical Therapist Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Key Stats for Registered Physical Therapist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Registered Physical Therapist Salaries

▲9%

▲2%

National Average
$83,000

▼1%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Registered Physical Therapist Salaries

▲2%


Geriatrics
▼0%

Orthopedics
▼0%

Rehabilitation
▼0%

National Average
$83,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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