Staff Physical Therapist Salary

The average salary for a Staff Physical Therapist is $69,144 per year. A skill in Home Health/Home Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$59,931 - $85,354
$60K
$69K
$85K
MEDIAN: $68,898
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$30.77 - $46.01
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MEDIAN: $38.37
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$0$92K
Salary $59,931 - $85,354
Bonus $103.04 - $5,624
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$61,368 - $92,533
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 193
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $30.77 - $46.01
Overtime $28.15 - $65.00
Annual Data $0$92K
Bonus $103.04 - $5,624
Profit Sharing $4,000
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).
)
$61,368 - $92,533
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 136

Job Description for Staff Physical Therapist

The main goal of a staff physical therapist is to work with clients to help them regain physical fuction. A staff physical therapist works with people who are the victims of an accident, live with debilitating diseases, and have been confined to bed rest for a long period of time, among other conditions. A staff physical therapist both devises a plan for treatment and helps carry out that plan. Further, the staff physical therapist is in charge of the patient's documentation on recovery, so strong organizational skills are important.

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Staff Physical Therapist Tasks

  • Administer manual exercises, massage or traction to help relieve pain, increase patient strength or decrease or prevent deformity.
  • Perform an initial exam, evaluate medical records and physician's referral and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention.
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress in patient's chart or computer database.
  • Discharge patient from physical therapy when projected outcomes have been attained and provide for follow-up care or referrals.

Common Career Paths for Staff Physical Therapist


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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Physical Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Staff Physical Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Staff Physical Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 237 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Staff 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 $77,000 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Staff Physical Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 129 salaries. A Staff 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 $85,000 based on 102 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,820

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Staff Physical Therapist Reviews

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

Staff Physical Therapist in St. Louis:
"Neat."
Pros: Nice and fluffy. It was swell like puppies.
Cons: Read, lather, rinse, and repeat.

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Key Stats for Staff Physical Therapist

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Staff Physical Therapist Salaries

▲17%

▲13%

▲5%

National Average
$73,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Staff Physical Therapist Salaries


▲10%

neurology
▲5%

▲3%


▲1%

National Average
$73,000

▼1%

Neurology Clinic
▼3%

manual therapy
▼4%

Rehabilitation
▼4%

Outpatient
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 21%