$82,991
Avg. Salary
$43.38
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,987

Bonus

$3,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Physical Therapist is $43.38 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Physical Therapist is $82,991 per year.

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$53.03
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MEDIAN $43.38
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$102k
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MEDIAN $82,991
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$0$107K
Salary $67,195 - $101,962
Bonus $400 - $13,000
Profit Sharing $247 - $12,819
Total Pay (?
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$70,557 - $107,270
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 272
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $35.40 - $53.03
Overtime $46.13 - $74.09
Annual Data $0$107K
Bonus $400 - $13,000
Profit Sharing $247 - $12,819
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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$70,557 - $107,270
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 261

Job Description for Senior Physical Therapist

Senior physical therapists help individuals who have experienced injuries or illness with physical movement and pain management. The range of patient conditions can vary widely from simple ankle sprains to leg fractures to ischemic strokes that have resulted in paralysis. Senior physical therapists design a program to increase function and allow patients to better be able to complete activities of daily living. This includes working alongside fellow healthcare professionals such as occupational therapists and speech language pathologists to plan and coordinate on a complete care plan. Then, senior physical therapists must work with patients to explain and carry out physical therapy in accordance with this plan and update the plan as necessary.

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Senior Physical Therapist Pay By Employer

$0$118K

$102,294

Common Career Paths for Senior Physical Therapist


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Senior Physical Therapists' salaries tend to stay somewhat constant even when they advance into higher-level positions like Rehabilitation Services Director. On average, Rehabilitation Services Directors get paid about the same as Senior Physical Therapists do. A lot of Senior Physical Therapists advance their careers by becoming Lead Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Directors. However, those positions offer $7K less and $4K less per year on average.

Senior Physical Therapist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Physical Therapist


Survey results show that Senior Physical Therapists use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Home Health/Home Care, Geriatrics, Acute Care, and Pediatrics are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 14 percent. Most people experienced in Orthopedics also know Geriatrics.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Physical Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Senior Physical Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Physical Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Physical Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Senior Physical Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 139 salaries. A Senior Physical Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 123 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-11%

-15%

-24%

National Average: $88,061

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

Surpassing the national average by 24 percent, Senior Physical Therapists in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Senior Physical Therapists will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+20 percent), Austin (+10 percent), Chicago (+8 percent), and Seattle (+5 percent). Senior Physical Therapists in Annapolis report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 24 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Miami (22 percent less) and Boston (15 percent less).

Senior Physical Therapist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Physical Therapist?

Senior Physical Therapist in Myrtle Beach:
"Senior Physical Therapist plays no significant role with being truly utilized."
Pros: Working and helping my patients and coworkers succeed
Cons: Exhaustive and extensive duplication of documentation at expense of workers to ensure profit, far exceeding Medicare guidelines.

Senior Physical Therapist in Kissimmee:
"Fair work environment, great co-workers."
Pros: Co-workers
Cons: Unablen to take.time off

Senior Physical Therapist in Myrtle Beach:
"Long work hours, lots or computer, no overtime pay."
Educate the young therapists and nsg.

Senior Physical Therapist in Seattle:
"Love to learn because every interaction is learning rich."
Comunication and people skills are critical in any job especially profesional carees that are all about people. Those you work with as well as those you care for. Love to learn.

Senior Physical Therapist in Kansas City:
Stay busy if you are being paid by the patient and save money so you can take a vacation.

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Key Stats for Senior Physical Therapist

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
37%

Experience Affects Senior Physical Therapist Salaries

▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$88,000

▼6%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Senior Physical Therapist Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲13%

▲5%

Acute Care
▲4%

▲2%

▲1%

Rehabilitation
▼0%

National Average
$88,000

Physical Therapy
▼1%

Wound Care
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 19%