The average salary for a Physical Therapist (PT) in Canada is C$61,844.
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Job Description for Physical Therapist (PT)
Physical therapists are directly involved in the recovery of patients with a wide range of medical conditions on a daily basis; problems can range from simple sprained ankles or knees to extreme disabilities, such as strokes. They are generally responsible for helping people regain the abilities to perform basic daily activities and work with patients of all ages, from children to the elderly. Some may work in small outpatient rehab facilities with athletes or those with minor disabilities, or i…Read more
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Popular Skills for Physical Therapist (PT)
Skills in Rehabilitation, Orthopedics and Patient Education are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Physical Therapy.
Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist (PT)
An entry-level Physical Therapist (PT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$58,958 based on 8 salaries. An early career Physical Therapist (PT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,277 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,678 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,824 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$68,467.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan earn an average of 13.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (11.2% more) and Calgary, Alberta (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (17.7% less), Montréal, Québec (17.7% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (11.1% less).
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