Average Physical Therapist (PT) Salary in Syracuse, New York

$64,274
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$1,017
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The average salary for a Physical Therapist (PT) in Syracuse, New York is $64,274.
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$54k
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$64k
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$79k
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MEDIAN $64,274
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$54k - $79k
Bonus
$500 - $2k
Total Pay
$53k - $80k

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Job Description for Physical Therapist (PT)

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Physical Therapist (PT). Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Physical Therapist (PT)
Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT)
Senior Physical Therapist
Lead Physical Therapist (PT)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Physical Therapist (PT)

Skills in Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, Orthopedics, Geriatrics and Home Care are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $55,055 based on 7 salaries. An early career Physical Therapist (PT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,769 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,650 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,566 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,530.
Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 20.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (15.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (13.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 55 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.7%
Early Career
45.5%
Mid Career
12.7%
Experienced
20.0%
Late Career
9.1%