Mid-Career Physical Therapist (PT) Salary

Mid-Career Physical Therapists take home approximately $75K annually on average. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Physical Therapists — including $10K in bonuses and $13K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $64K to $99K depending on individual performance. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While some workers in this profession — just over a fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. Women make up the majority of Mid-Career Physical Therapists (65 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Most Mid-Career Physical Therapists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$61,973 - $91,815
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$75K
$92K
MEDIAN: $75,386
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$32.63 - $49.99
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$0$99K
Salary $61,973 - $91,815
Bonus $506 - $9,933
Profit Sharing $998 - $13,087
Total Pay (?
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$64,704 - $99,156
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,246
Hourly Data $0$69
Hourly Rate $32.63 - $49.99
Overtime $43.20 - $69.63
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $506 - $9,933
Profit Sharing $998 - $13,087
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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$64,704 - $99,156
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,063

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Physical Therapist (PT) Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Physical Therapist (PT)


ATI Physical Therapy, RehabCare, Kindred Healthcare, Athletico, Ltd., and Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine are top-notch employers for Mid-Career Physical Therapists in this area. Amedisys Home Health Care leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $101K.

Employees at ATI Physical Therapy take home the smallest paychecks, and $72K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $65K and quickly nearing the top at only $84K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,963

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Mid-Career Physical Therapists, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Physical Therapists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+10 percent), New York (+8 percent), Dallas (+7 percent), and Atlanta (+3 percent). In Nashville, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers in Grand Rapids and Denver also lean toward paying below-median salaries (14 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Physical Therapist (PT)

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 229 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Long Term Care
▲7%

Home Care
▲5%

▲4%


Patient Education
▲4%

Neuroscience
▲3%

Acute Care
▲2%

Wound Care
▲2%

Rehabilitation
▲1%

Health and Wellness
▲1%

Physical Therapy
▼0%

National Average
$79,000

Neurology Clinic
▼1%

Spanish Language
▼1%

▼2%

Pediatrics
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 229 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 22%
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