The average salary for a Physical Therapist (PT) with Patient Education skills is $70,352.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Physical Therapist (PT)
The top respondents for the job title Physical Therapist (PT) are from the companies Athletico, Ltd., ATI Physical Therapy and Select Medical Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Fox Rehabilitation where the average pay is $78,817. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include ATI Holdings, LLC and Select Medical Corporation, earning around $71,879 and $71,413, respectively. ATI Physical Therapy pays the lowest at around $66,900. Select Physical Therapy and Athletico, Ltd. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,407 and $68,464, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Physical Therapist (PT)
Skills in Physical Therapy, Orthopedics, Rehabilitation, Geriatrics and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $65,699 based on 176 salaries. An early career Physical Therapist (PT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,478 based on 552 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,567 based on 277 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,838 based on 202 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,502.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (2.6% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (12.1% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (1.8% less).
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