The average salary for a Senior Physical Therapist is $85,193.
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What Do Senior Physical Therapists Do?
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 …Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Physical Therapist
The top respondents for the job title Senior Physical Therapist are from the companies Kaiser Permanente, Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital and M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $105,849. Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital pays the lowest at around $72,000.
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Senior Physical Therapist
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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Physical Therapists?
Skills in Physical Therapy, Orthopedics and Geriatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pediatrics and Rehabilitation.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Physical Therapists?
An early career Senior Physical Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,469 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Senior Physical Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,270 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Senior Physical Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,702 based on 107 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,464.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Senior Physical Therapist in their job title in Roseville, California earn an average of 32.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (23.0% more) and San Francisco, California (19.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (9.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (4.5% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 350 survey responses.