The average salary for a Physical Therapist (PT) in Buffalo, New York is $59,383.
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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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Popular Skills for Physical Therapist (PT)
Skills in Rehabilitation, Geriatrics and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $52,179 based on 17 salaries. An early career Physical Therapist (PT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,321 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,679 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,693 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,947.
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Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 30.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (27.2% more) and Seattle, Washington (22.4% more).
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