Physical Therapist (PT) in Detroit, Michigan Salary

A Physical Therapist (PT) in Detroit, Michigan earns an average wage of $40.00 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$61,216 - $107,659
$61K
$71K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,329
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$30.10 - $45.68
$30
$41
$46
MEDIAN: $40.77
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$0$107K
Salary $61,216 - $107,659
Total Pay (?
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$62,224 - $100,570
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $30.10 - $45.68
Annual Data $0$100K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$62,224 - $100,570
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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 Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

Physical Therapist (PT) Job Listings

Key Stats for Physical Therapist (PT)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

National Average
$78,000

Orthopedics
▼3%

Physical Therapy
▼3%

Rehabilitation
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 21%