The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Physical Therapist (PT) with Acute Care skills is $32.02.
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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
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Skills in Physical Therapy, Orthopedics, Rehabilitation, Geriatrics and Patient Education are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist (PT)
An early career Physical Therapist (PT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $34.95 based on 635 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39.35 based on 299 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42.34 based on 299 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $44.
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