Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Physical Therapist (PT) is $76,602
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist (PT)s?
An early career Physical Therapist (PT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,047 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,384 based on 12 salaries.
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