$67,500
Avg. Salary
$33.13
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Physical Therapist (PT) in Shreveport, Louisiana is $33.13 per hour.

The average pay for a Physical Therapist (PT) in Shreveport, Louisiana is $67,500 per year.

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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 in large inpatient rehab hospitals with those who have more severe disabilities.

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Physical Therapist (PT) Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

About Shreveport, Louisiana

Caddo Parish, Louisiana
196,994
Male:
93,138 (47.3%)
Female:
103,856 (52.7%)
Shreveport (US dict: ˈshrēv-ˌpȯrt, ipa: /ˈʃriːvpɔːrt/) is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. It is the seat of Caddo Parish and extends along the Red River (most notably at Wright Island, the Charles and Marie Hamel Memorial Park, and Bagley Island) into neighboring Bossier Parish. Bossier City is separated from Shreveport by the Red River. The population of Shreveport was 199,311 in 2010, and the Shreveport-Bossier City Metropolitan Area population exceeds 441,000. The Shreveport-Bossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area ranks 111th in the United States, according to the United States Census Bureau. Shreveport was founded in 1836 by the Shreve Town Company, a corporation established to develop a town at the juncture of the newly navigable Red River and the Texas Trail, an overland route into the newly independent Republic of Texas and, prior to that time, into Mexico. Shreveport is the commercial and cultural...
Shreveport:
$38,497
Louisiana:
$45,727
$744
Shreveport:
$141,000
Louisiana:
$155,600
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Physical Therapist (PT) Job Listings

Key Stats for Physical Therapist (PT)

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 33%