Staff Physical Therapist Salary

The average salary for a Staff Physical Therapist is $69,144 per year. A skill in Home Health/Home Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$60,367 - $86,018
$60K
$69K
$86K
MEDIAN: $68,836
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$30.54 - $45.54
$31
$38
$46
MEDIAN: $38.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$60,367 - $86,018  
   
Bonus
$499.17 - $9,584  
Profit Sharing
$3,663  
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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$61,788 - $92,276  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 263
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$30.54 - $45.54  
   
Overtime
$31.79 - $64.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$499.17 - $9,584  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,663  
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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$61,788 - $92,276  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 221

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Job Description for Staff Physical Therapist

The main goal of a staff physical therapist is to work with clients to help them regain physical fuction. A staff physical therapist works with people who are the victims of an accident, live with debilitating diseases, and have been confined to bed rest for a long period of time, among other conditions. A staff physical therapist both devises a plan for treatment and helps carry out that plan. Further, the staff physical therapist is in charge of the patient's documentation on recovery, so strong organizational skills are important.

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Staff 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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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Physical Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Staff Physical Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Staff Physical Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 237 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Staff Physical Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Staff Physical Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 129 salaries. A Staff Physical Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 102 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,895

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Key Stats for Staff Physical Therapist

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Staff Physical Therapist Salaries

▲15%

▲12%

▲4%

National Average
$74,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Staff Physical Therapist Salaries


▲9%

neurology
▲4%

▲2%


National Average
$74,000

▼1%

▼2%

Neurology Clinic
▼4%

manual therapy
▼5%

Rehabilitation
▼6%

Outpatient
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 24%
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