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Average Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) Salary

$71,145
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,988
Bonus
$1,500
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The average salary for a Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) is $71,145.
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$59k
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$71k
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$90k
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What Do Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT)s Do?

Job Satisfaction for Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT)

4.3 out of 5
(46)
Highly Satisfied
2Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT)

The top respondents for the job title Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) are from the companies ATI Physical Therapy, Gentiva Health Services, Inc. and Gentiva Health Services, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Gentiva Health Services, Inc. where the average pay is $71,875. ATI Physical Therapy pays the lowest at around $69,955.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT)s?

Skills in Physical Therapy, Orthopedics, Geriatrics and Home Health/Home Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Rehabilitation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT)s?

An entry-level Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,393 based on 85 salaries. An early career Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,740 based on 157 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,328 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,900 based on 77 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,740.
Employees with Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 19.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Wichita, Kansas (9.6% more) and New York, New York (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.9% less), St. Louis, Missouri (8.6% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 491 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.3%
Early Career
32.0%
Mid Career
16.1%
Experienced
15.7%
Late Career
18.9%