The average salary for an Entry-Level Physical Therapist (PT) with Rehabilitation skills is $66,004.
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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 Physical Therapy, Orthopedics and Geriatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education and Acute Care.
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 $69,038 based on 1,628 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,987 based on 804 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,810 based on 680 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,392.
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Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 8.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (4.5% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (6.6% less), Nashville, Tennessee (6.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.8% less).
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