The average hourly pay for a Physical Therapist (PT) with Patient Education skills in Austin, Texas is $34.10.
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Job Description for Physical Therapist (PT)
Physical therapists are directly involved in the recovery of patients with a wide range of medical conditions on a daily basis; problems can range from simple sprained ankles or knees to extreme disabilities, such as strokes. They are generally responsible for helping people regain the abilities to perform basic daily activities and work with patients of all ages, from children to the elderly. Some may work in small outpatient rehab facilities with athletes or those with minor disabilities, or i…Read more
Physical Therapist (PT) Tasks
- 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.
- 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.
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Skills in Physical Therapy, Orthopedics, Rehabilitation, Home Health/Home Care and Geriatrics are correlated to pay that is above average.
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Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 35.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (29.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (27.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (0.3% less).
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