How much does a Physical Therapist make? The median annual Physical Therapist salary is $81,932, as of September 06, 2017, with a range usually between $75,472-$88,908, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Physical Therapist in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Physical Therapist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Physical Therapist in the United States is $81,932, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Physical Therapist in the United States are expected to make less than $81,932.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 06, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Physical Therapist that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Physical Therapist are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 2017
Evaluates and treats patients suffering from a physical disability due to injury, disease or surgery. Establishes treatment plans and treats patients using a variety of methods, including exercises, stretching maneuvers, hands-on therapy, and equipment to ease patients' pain and help them increase their mobility. Works cooperatively with physicians, case managers, and insurance adjusters. May supervise physical therapy assistants, aides, and athletic trainers. Requires a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree. Typically reports to a manager. Requires state license to practice physical therapy. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. View full job description