The average wage for a Physical Therapist (PT) in Los Angeles, California is $37.94 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Geriatrics is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Physical Therapist (PT) in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$54,631 - $96,578
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $72,897
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Physical Therapist (PT) in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$30.84 - $51.09
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MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,631 - $96,578  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
Total Pay (?
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$61,476 - $102,720  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$30.84 - $51.09  
   
Overtime
$30.00 - $78.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
   
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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$61,476 - $102,720  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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Experience Affects Physical Therapist (PT) in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$78,000

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Geriatrics
up arrow 12%
Acute Care
up arrow 8%
Physical Therapy
up arrow 7%
Rehabilitation
up arrow 3%
National Average
$78,000
Orthopedics
up arrow 3%
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Gender
Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 18%
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