Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salary

Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy in the United States pull down an average of $77K per year. Total cash compensation to Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy varies from $65K to $98K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K each. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$63,580 - $97,356
$64K
$78K
$97K
MEDIAN: $77,659
10%
50%
90%

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$36.93 - $42.84
$41
MEDIAN: $41.17
50%

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$0$99K
Salary $63,580 - $97,356
Bonus $101.74 - $10,137
Profit Sharing $1,021 - $11,745
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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$64,715 - $99,013
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 116
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $41.17
Overtime $57.75
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $101.74 - $10,137
Profit Sharing $1,021 - $11,745
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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$64,715 - $99,013
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Clinical Director, Physical Therapy

A clinical director of physical therapy is a high-level administrator who oversees the quality of care in a hospital's physical therapy department or in a dedicated physical therapy clinic. The clinical director typically interviews and hires staff physical therapists, as well as monitors their work with patients and patient progress. The director may also establish various programs and therapy procedures and processes to be used, and they must ensure that all physical therapy activities fall within regulatory parameters.

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Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Tasks

  • Oversee departmental staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional and clinical competency standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Oversee the treatments, services and reporting of patient cases.
  • Plan and direct the physical therapy program.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Director, Physical Therapy


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Many Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy move into a Physical Therapist Director role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Physical Therapist Directors on average bring in a similar salary to Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Director, Physical Therapy

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Director, Physical Therapy has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Director, Physical Therapy with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 57 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Director, Physical Therapy with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Clinical Director, Physical Therapy which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 43 salaries. A Clinical Director, Physical Therapy with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 11 salaries.

Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Clinical Director, Physical Therapy?

Clinical Director, Physical Therapy in Montgomery:
"Awesome."
Pros: Leadership.
Cons: High demand.

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Key Stats for Clinical Director, Physical Therapy

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salaries

▲14%

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
$82,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salaries

▼0%

National Average
$82,000

Physical Therapy
▼1%

Regulatory Compliance
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 17%