The average salary for a Physiotherapist in Vancouver, British Columbia is C$67,200 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$38,878 - C$93,814
C$39K
C$62K
C$94K
MEDIAN: C$62,124
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50%
90%
C$28.59 - C$40.85
C$29
C$35
C$41
MEDIAN: C$35.39
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$93K
Salary C$38,878 - C$93,814
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$42,000 - C$89,735
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 51
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$28.59 - C$40.85
Overtime C$30.00
Annual Data C$0C$89K
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$42,000 - C$89,735
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Physiotherapist Salaries

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
C$70,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 46%