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How much does a Physical Therapist make?

Updated Oct 15, 2021

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$76,707 /yr
Average Base Pay

25,332 salaries

$60K

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$77K

Average

$98K

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The national average salary for Physical Therapist is $76,707 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Physical Therapist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 25332 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Physical Therapist employees.

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L2
Physical Therapist$76,707 /yr
L3
Physical Therapist III$76,713 /yr
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Occupational Therapist

$80,952

per year

Per Diem Physical Therapist

$76,771

per year

Physical Therapist Assistant

$60,967

per year

Physical Therapy

$75,954

per year

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GRANDISON MANAGEMENT
4.4

GRANDISON MANAGEMENT

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $22 - $38
5,392 salaries
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$22

$38

$22 - $38 Range

Access Therapies
3.4

Access Therapies

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $22 - $45

$22

$45

$22 - $45 Range

Healthcare Management Systems
3.2

Healthcare Management Systems

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $35 - $49

$35

$49

$35 - $49 Range

Avant Healthcare Professionals
3.7

Avant Healthcare Professionals

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $24 - $43

$24

$43

$24 - $43 Range

MedPro Healthcare Staffing
3.7

MedPro Healthcare Staffing

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $30 - $43

$30

$43

$30 - $43 Range

Genesis Healthcare
2.9

Genesis Healthcare

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$47

 /hr
Range: $33 - $60

$33

$60

$33 - $60 Range

Comprehab

Physical Therapist

$79,933

 /yr
Range: $69K - $106K

$69K

$106K

$69,169 - $106,026 Range

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Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
2.1

Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $34 - $36

$34

$36

$34 - $36 Range

Aegis Therapies
2.8

Aegis Therapies

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$44

 /hr
Range: $32 - $59

$32

$59

$32 - $59 Range

RehabCare
2.9

RehabCare

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$43

 /hr
Range: $27 - $63

$27

$63

$27 - $63 Range

Health Management Associates
2.5

Health Management Associates

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $34 - $63

$34

$63

$34 - $63 Range

ATI Physical Therapy
2.9

ATI Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist

$78,689

 /yr
Range: $25K - $582K

$25K

$582K

$25,110 - $582,182 Range

Health Carousel
3.7

Health Carousel

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $22 - $42

$22

$42

$22 - $42 Range

Kindred Healthcare
3.2

Kindred Healthcare

Physical Therapist

$76,278

 /yr
Range: $42K - $186K

$42K

$186K

$41,977 - $186,172 Range

Cambridge Global Services
3.1

Cambridge Global Services

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $36 - $39

$36

$39

$36 - $39 Range

Encompass Health
3.6

Encompass Health

Physical Therapist

$85,069

 /yr
Range: $30K - $624K

$30K

$624K

$30,356 - $623,562 Range

Jackson Therapy Partners
4.2

Jackson Therapy Partners

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $26 - $42

$26

$42

$26 - $42 Range

Atlas Healthcare
2.8

Atlas Healthcare

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $35 - $43

$35

$43

$35 - $43 Range

iTrace Foundation
4.3

iTrace Foundation

Physical Therapist - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $34 - $48

$34

$48

$34 - $48 Range

Global Multi Media Pro Care
3

Global Multi Media Pro Care

Physical Therapist

$68,015

 /yr
Range: $59K - $99K

$59K

$99K

$59,461 - $98,615 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Physical Therapist salaries

The national average salary for a Physical Therapist is $76,707 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Physical Therapist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 25332 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Physical Therapist employees.

The highest salary for a Physical Therapist in United States is $97,670 per year.

The lowest salary for a Physical Therapist in United States is $60,244 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent physical therapist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$55
hourly
A Physical Therapist in the Sheboygan, WI Area area reported making $55 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sheboygan, WI Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$73,000
per year
A Physical Therapist in the Colorado Springs, CO Area area reported making $73,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Colorado Springs, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$39
hourly
A Physical Therapist in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $39 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$71,000
per year
A Physical Therapist in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $71,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$83,000
per year
A Physical Therapist in the Reno, NV Area area reported making $83,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Reno, NV Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$83,500
per year
A Physical Therapist in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $83,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$39
hourly
A Physical Therapist in the Edwards, CO Area area reported making $39 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Edwards, CO Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization