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Average Entry-Level Physical Therapist (PT) Salary in Dallas, Texas

$67,172
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,250
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Physical Therapist (PT) in Dallas, Texas is $67,172.
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What Do Physical Therapist (PT)s Do?

Physical Therapist (PT) Tasks
  • 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.
  • 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.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Physical Therapist (PT)s?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education, Rehabilitation, Orthopedics and Physical Therapy.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist (PT)s?

An early career Physical Therapist (PT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,701 based on 83 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,307 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,974 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,000.
Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 6.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (5.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (4.8% less) and Houston, Texas (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 154 survey responses.
Early Career
53.9%
Mid Career
20.1%
Experienced
17.5%
Late Career
8.4%