Average Early-Career Physical Therapist (PT) Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$35.98
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$1,500
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Physical Therapist (PT) in San Diego, California is $35.98.
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$30.72
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$35.98
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$44.82
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$31 - $45
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$1,000 - $4,500
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$65,005 - $85,173

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Popular Skills for Physical Therapist (PT)

Skills in Rehabilitation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education, Health and Wellness, Orthopedics and Physical Therapy.

Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist (PT)

An entry-level Physical Therapist (PT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $34.53 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41.83 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46.59 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $46.
Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (7.6% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.0% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 137 survey responses.
Entry Level
28.5%
Mid Career
25.5%
Experienced
24.8%
Late Career
21.2%