$70,610
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The average pay for a Physical Therapist (PT) is $70,610 per year.

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Salary $63,952 - $84,430
Bonus $1,000
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$64,177 - $84,138
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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.

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Key Stats for Physical Therapist (PT)

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

National Average
$71,000

Physical Therapy
▼4%

Orthopedics
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 96%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 4%