The average pay for an Entry-Level Physiotherapist in Ottawa, Ontario is C$50,028 per year. A skill in Acupuncture is associated with high pay for this job.

C$34,883 - C$72,362
C$35K
C$60K
C$72K
MEDIAN: C$60,000
10%
50%
90%
C$29.45 - C$39.04
C$29
C$35
C$39
MEDIAN: C$34.57
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$79K
Salary C$34,883 - C$72,362
Bonus C$2,800
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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C$38,843 - C$79,889
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 8 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data C$0C$52
Hourly Rate C$29.45 - C$39.04
Overtime C$52.50
Annual Data C$0C$79K
Bonus C$2,800
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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C$38,843 - C$79,889
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 8 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Physiotherapist

Physiotherapists are responsible for providing physical therapy for patients on behalf of their organization. They conduct different therapies such as exercise programs and joint manipulation to help heal bodily symptoms and improve patients' quality of life. Physiotherapists interact with patients to learn about their issues and concerns, develop a treatment plan and conduct follow-up to see how the treatment plan is working. Some of their main responsibilities include setting up exercises that address coordination, posture and strength issues, as well as using their hands and tools to alleviate physical problems. Physiotherapists communicate with patients' families, counselors and other therapy providers on a regular basis as well. These professionals work in a health care environment and must follow strict safety and privacy regulations to respect patient privacy and confidentiality.

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Physiotherapist 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.

Physiotherapist Job Listings

Key Stats for Physiotherapist

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Physiotherapist Salaries

Physical Therapy
▲2%

Acupuncture
▲2%

National Average
C$68,000

Orthopedics
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 50%