The average salary for a Physiotherapist in United Kingdom is £27,726.
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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…Read more
- 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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Popular Skills for Physiotherapist
Skills in Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, Orthopedics, Acupuncture and Diagnosis and Treatment Planning are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Physiotherapist
An entry-level Physiotherapist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £22,449 based on 58 salaries. An early career Physiotherapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,552 based on 292 salaries. A mid-career Physiotherapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,113 based on 178 salaries. An experienced Physiotherapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,356 based on 126 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £38,706.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Physiotherapist in their job title in Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh earn an average of 36.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (8.9% more) and Bristol, England: Bristol (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Tyne and Wear (9.0% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (4.4% less) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (2.6% less).
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