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

$65,927
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$2,948
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Physical Therapist (PT) with Physical Therapy skills in Chicago, Illinois is $65,927.
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$57k
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$66k
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$72k
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Popular Skills for Physical Therapist (PT)

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

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 $70,737 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 38 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 $83,973.
Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 8.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (8.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (0.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 143 survey responses.
Early Career
49.7%
Mid Career
26.6%
Experienced
15.4%
Late Career
8.4%