The average salary for an Entry-Level Physical Therapist (PT) in Houston, Texas is $66,525.
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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
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Popular Skills for Physical Therapist (PT)
Skills in Rehabilitation and Pediatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Orthopedics and Physical Therapy.
Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist (PT)
An early career Physical Therapist (PT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,309 based on 84 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,029 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,898 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,164.
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Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 6.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (6.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (5.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.4% less).
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