Physical Therapist (PT) in Denver, Colorado Salary

Pay for Denver Physical Therapists sits in the ballpark of $65K per year. For the most part, Physical Therapists in Denver, Colo. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Physical Therapists in Denver make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. A large number enjoy medical while a little over a half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$51,278 - $80,471
$51K
$65K
$80K
MEDIAN: $64,926
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$29.91 - $47.09
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$0$87K
Salary $51,278 - $80,471
Bonus $1,014 - $11,836
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$58,948 - $87,850
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $29.91 - $47.09
Overtime $59.41
Annual Data $0$87K
Bonus $1,014 - $11,836
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$58,948 - $87,850
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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 in large inpatient rehab hospitals with those who have more severe disabilities.

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Physical Therapist (PT) Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

Physical Therapist (PT) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist (PT)

Pay by Experience for a Physical Therapist (PT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Physical Therapist (PT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physical Therapist (PT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 10 salaries. A Physical Therapist (PT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Physical Therapist (PT)

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲5%

▲4%

National Average
$69,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Geriatrics
▲12%

Home Care
▲11%

Home Health/Home Care
▲10%

Acute Care
▲9%

Health and Wellness
▲4%

National Average
$69,000

▼3%


Rehabilitation
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 16%