$69,019
Avg. Salary
$38.28
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,200

Bonus

$3,537

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Staff Physical Therapist is $38.28 per hour.

The average pay for a Staff Physical Therapist is $69,019 per year.

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$30.55
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MEDIAN $69,019
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$0$93K
Salary $60,022 - $86,462
Bonus $383 - $8,298
Profit Sharing $301 - $5,077
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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$61,471 - $93,037
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 402
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $30.55 - $46.24
Overtime $32.58 - $65.74
Annual Data $0$93K
Bonus $383 - $8,298
Profit Sharing $301 - $5,077
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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$61,471 - $93,037
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 321

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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Popular Employer Salaries for Staff Physical Therapist


RehabCare leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $80K.

Common Career Paths for Staff Physical Therapist


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Staff Physical Therapists who become Rehabilitation Directors position may earn slightly higher salaries. The median income for that position is $88K per year. More often than not, a Physical Therapist role is the next step for Staff Physical Therapists moving up in the field. Pay for Physical Therapists is usually $67K. Many Staff Physical Therapists choose to take on a Senior Physical Therapist role instead, where salaries are typically $81K.

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Popular Skills for Staff Physical Therapist


Staff Physical Therapists seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Home Health/Home Care, Geriatrics, neurology, and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 12 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Outpatient, Rehabilitation, and manual therapy. Most people familiar with Orthopedics also know Geriatrics.

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

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National Average: $73,793

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

Home to some of the best pay for Staff Physical Therapists, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 24 percent above the national average. Staff Physical Therapists will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+8 percent) and St. Louis (+6 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 10 percent south of the national average, can be found in Denver. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in San Antonio and Pittsburgh (6 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

Staff Physical Therapist Reviews

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

Staff Physical Therapist in Utica:
"Interesting."
Pros: Near commercial shops and services
Cons: Far from NYC

Staff Physical Therapist in Cleveland:
"Managed health care."
Most places have to many patients and not enough clinicians leading to a high stress level day. Because of managed care reimbursement is less, co- pays are more and required productivity is 100 percent. This leads to unhappy patients, stressed out therapists and employee injuries. On the other hand, it is a rewarding profession. CoWorkers are great, and patients are great full.

Staff Physical Therapist in Danville:
"All the paperwork."
Continually learn from courses and from others.

Staff Physical Therapist in Lyndonville:
"Be Ready."
Fast Paced, busy schedule. Opportunity to excel if willing to work and put time in.

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

Staff Physical Therapist in Sayre:
Learn, observe, and ask lots of questions of many different people. Take all of that information to develop your own unique method of practice.

Staff Physical Therapist in Salinas:
"It Is Rewarding, But Challenging."
The first year was all about establishing a knowledge base that I could pull from when patients and families asked questions about potential recovery and time frames, and to improve my familiarity with common tasks and diagnoses. After that, things became easier and more enjoyable.

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Key Stats for Staff Physical Therapist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Staff Physical Therapist Salaries

▲15%

▲12%

▲4%

National Average
$74,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Staff Physical Therapist Salaries


▲9%

neurology
▲4%

▲2%


National Average
$74,000

▼1%

▼2%

Neurology Clinic
▼4%

manual therapy
▼5%

Rehabilitation
▼5%

Outpatient
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 22%