Average Physical Therapist (PT) with Physical Therapy Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$69,744
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$2,899
Bonus
$7,000
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The average salary for a Physical Therapist (PT) with Physical Therapy skills in Chicago, Illinois is $69,744.
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$62k
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$70k
90%
$82k
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$62k - $82k
Bonus
$824 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$63k - $94k

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Popular Skills for Physical Therapist (PT)

Skills in Orthopedics, Rehabilitation, Geriatrics and Patient Education are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Acute Care.

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 $65,927 based on 31 salaries. An early career Physical Therapist (PT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,206 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,388 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,076 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,678.
Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.4% more) and San Diego, California (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (3.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 170 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.2%
Early Career
41.8%
Mid Career
21.2%
Experienced
12.9%
Late Career
5.9%