Average Physical Therapist (PT) with Rehabilitation Skills Salary

$70,666
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$1,965
Bonus
$2,613
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The average salary for a Physical Therapist (PT) with Rehabilitation skills is $70,666.
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$59k
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$71k
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$89k
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MEDIAN $70,666
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Salary
$59k - $89k
Bonus
$487 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$480 - $6k
Total Pay
$61k - $97k

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Job Description for Physical Therapist (PT)

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.
The top respondents for the job title Physical Therapist (PT) are from the companies ATI Physical Therapy, Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital and Select Medical Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at RehabCare where the average pay is $97,939. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kindred Healthcare and Select Medical Corporation, earning around $76,000 and $70,631, respectively. Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital pays the lowest at around $67,116. Athletico, Ltd. and ATI Physical Therapy also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,405 and $69,612, respectively.

Career Paths

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Physical Therapist (PT)
Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT)
Senior Physical Therapist
Lead Physical Therapist (PT)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Physical Therapist (PT)

Skills in Geriatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education, Acute Care, 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 $65,603 based on 514 salaries. An early career Physical Therapist (PT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,714 based on 1,562 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,508 based on 758 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,118 based on 647 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,990.
Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 14.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (6.8% less), Atlanta, Georgia (2.7% less) and Houston, Texas (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,909 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.1%
Early Career
40.0%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
16.6%
Late Career
10.9%