Physical Therapists earn the highest median pay at around $38.27 per hour, followed by Speech-Language Pathologists ($37.84), Licensed Registered Occupational Therapists ($37.80), and Occupational Therapists (about $35.60). Financial compensation for Physical Therapist Assistants is rather low — on average only $24.23 — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $34.49 per hour) can be spotted in Omaha, Neb.; Minneapolis, Minn. (about $31.97), Rapid City, S.D. ($28.22), and Sioux City, Iowa (approximately $25.50) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $21.20) in Evansville, Ind., one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $37.97 per hour) in Florida.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $28.66 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $25.75 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $37.80 per hour. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy at Aegis Therapies, Inc. — these employees make the most at around $41.50 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Geriatrics among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $29.63 per hour. Rehabilitation is regularly seen around here; approximately half of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Long Term Care, Physical Therapy, and Orthopedics.
Aegis Therapies, Inc.'s employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
One-seventh of workers — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A majority of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Aegis Therapies, Inc. provides health insurance to a solid majority of survey participants, and a strong majority of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.