An Entry-Level Staff Physical Therapist earns an average salary of $65,498 per year.

$58,368 - $75,771
$58K
$65K
$76K
MEDIAN: $65,498
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$28.80 - $40.06
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MEDIAN: $33.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$58,368 - $75,771  
   
Bonus
$582 - $5,876  
Profit Sharing
$3,800  
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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$59,390 - $81,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$28.80 - $40.06  
   
Overtime
$31.15 - $62.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$582 - $5,876  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,800  
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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$59,390 - $81,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Staff Physical Therapist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Staff Physical Therapist in Cleveland:
"Managed health care."
Most places have to many patients and not enough clinicians leading to a high stress level day. Because of managed care reimbursement is less, co- pays are more and required productivity is 100 percent. This leads to unhappy patients, stressed out therapists and employee injuries. On the other hand, it is a rewarding profession. CoWorkers are great, and patients are great full.

Staff Physical Therapist in Sayre:
Learn, observe, and ask lots of questions of many different people. Take all of that information to develop your own unique method of practice.

Staff Physical Therapist in Salinas:
"It Is Rewarding, But Challenging."
The first year was all about establishing a knowledge base that I could pull from when patients and families asked questions about potential recovery and time frames, and to improve my familiarity with common tasks and diagnoses. After that, things became easier and more enjoyable.

Key Stats for Staff Physical Therapist

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
068
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Staff Physical Therapist Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 6%

Physical Therapy
0%

Acute Care
0%

National Average
$67,000

Orthopedics
up arrow 1%

Geriatrics
up arrow 1%

manual therapy
up arrow 1%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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