The average salary for a Staff Physical Therapist is $68,743 per year. A skill in Home Health/Home Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$59,454 - $85,698
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$59K
$69K
$86K
MEDIAN: $68,743
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$30.70 - $45.83
(Median)
$31
$38
$46
MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$59,454 - $85,698  
   
Bonus
$507 - $7,248  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $5,068  
Commission
$17,625  
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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$61,133 - $92,445  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 394
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$30.70 - $45.83  
   
Overtime
$37.23 - $66.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$507 - $7,248  
   
Commission
$17,625  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $5,068  
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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$61,133 - $92,445  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 329
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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

  • 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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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,924

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Experience Affects Staff Physical Therapist Salaries




National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Staff Physical Therapist Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 12%


neurology
up arrow 4%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Physical Therapy
0%

National Average
$74,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Orthopedics
up arrow 3%

Neurology Clinic
up arrow 4%

manual therapy
up arrow 5%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 6%

Outpatient
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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