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Based on 1,784 responses, the job of Physical Therapist (PT) has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.04 out of 5. On average, Physical Therapist (PT)s are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as a Physical Therapist (PT)?

May 2015
Physical Therapist (PT):
Pros: Not having to work more than 40 hours. Seeing 1 patient at a time. Good opportunity for growth and many other experienced therapists.
Cons: Paper documentation. Limited technology.
June 2015
Physical Therapist (PT):
Pros: Being able to live on the most beautiful island in the world.
Cons: Not being able to work in my desired field of neurology.
August 2015
"Know where you are applying."
Physical Therapist (PT):
Avoid Private Sector or publicly traded physical therapy companies.
June 2016
Physical Therapist (PT):
Pros: Treating patients and patient education.
Cons: Completing paperwork and staying late to complete it.
August 2016
"Perks of work."
Physical Therapist (PT):
Pros: 3 days of work, love the PTA's I work with, able to treat patients the way I think they should be, 6 weeks of vacation.
Cons: Front desk problems, co-workers negativity, changing schedules, not sure the direction of the company.
August 2016
"I love working and it is fun/challenging."
Physical Therapist (PT):
Pros: Staff. Hours. Clients. Freedom. CE opportunities.
Cons: Phones/ limited assistance. Location >50 min ride.
September 2016
"Low key environment."
Physical Therapist (PT):
Pros: The staff I work with; patients; flexibility;
Cons: Inadequate equipment; pressure to treat patients a certain way that is not always indicated.