Average Early-Career Physical Therapist (PT) Salary in Chattanooga, Tennessee

$64,166
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The average salary for an Early-Career Physical Therapist (PT) in Chattanooga, Tennessee is $64,166.
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$50k - $84k
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$55k - $92k

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Job Description for Physical Therapist (PT)

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Physical Therapist (PT). Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Physical Therapist (PT)
Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT)
Senior Physical Therapist
Lead Physical Therapist (PT)
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Physical Therapist (PT)

Skills in Orthopedics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $62,501 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,813.
Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 20.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.4% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Entry Level
43.5%
Experienced
26.1%
Late Career
30.4%