The average salary for an Experienced Physical Therapist (PT) with Orthopedics skills in New York, New York is $87,429.
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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, Geriatrics and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Home Care and Rehabilitation.
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 $70,569 based on 15 salaries. An early career Physical Therapist (PT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,426 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist (PT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,019 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,668.
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Employees with Physical Therapist (PT) in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 5.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (4.6% more) and Houston, Texas (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (9.2% less), Orlando, Florida (8.5% less) and Seattle, Washington (5.6% less).
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