Average Entry-Level Physical Therapist (PT) with Physical Therapy Skills Salary

$66,053
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$2,045
Bonus
$2,440
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Physical Therapist (PT) with Physical Therapy skills is $66,053.
10%
$57k
MEDIAN
$66k
90%
$77k
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$57k - $77k
Bonus
$515 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$305 - $10k
Total Pay
$58k - $81k

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Popular Skills for Physical Therapist (PT)

Skills in Geriatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education, Acute Care, Rehabilitation and Orthopedics.

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 $68,956 based on 3,523 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,379 based on 1,647 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,518 based on 1,576 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,765.
Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 8.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (7.7% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (3.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (3.4% less), Houston, Texas (0.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7,790 survey responses.
Early Career
45.2%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
20.2%
Late Career
13.4%