The average salary for a Mid-Career Physical Therapist (PT) in Chattanooga, Tennessee is $84,665.
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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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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 early career Physical Therapist (PT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,166 based on 21 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.
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Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 0.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (11.3% less), Denver, Colorado (10.7% less) and Seattle, Washington (9.1% less).
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