The average rate for a Physiotherapist in Toronto, Ontario is C$35.73 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Acupuncture is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$39,085 - C$94,687
C$39K
C$61K
C$95K
MEDIAN: C$61,118
10%
50%
90%
C$30.17 - C$46.38
C$30
C$36
C$46
MEDIAN: C$36.41
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$97K
Salary C$39,085 - C$94,687
Bonus C$2,500
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$45,302 - C$97,073
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 91
Hourly Data C$0C$46
Hourly Rate C$30.17 - C$46.38
Overtime C$25.75
Annual Data C$0C$97K
Bonus C$2,500
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$45,302 - C$97,073
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 95

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physiotherapist

Pay by Experience for a Physiotherapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Physiotherapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$70,000 based on 65 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physiotherapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$77,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Physiotherapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$82,000 based on 19 salaries. A Physiotherapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$90,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Physiotherapist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Physiotherapist Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

▲13%

▲6%

National Average
C$73,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Physiotherapist Salaries

Acupuncture
▲12%

▲10%


National Average
C$73,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 55%