Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Physical Therapist (PT) is $71,633
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist (PT)s?
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 $68,205 based on 2,267 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,908 based on 2,460 …Read more
What Do Physical Therapist (PT)s Do?
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 …Read more