Physical Therapist salaries in the United States

Average Physical Therapist Salary

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$2,002/week

This is 3% higher than the therapy US average of $1,934.

Last updated on February 1, 2023. Based on 7,001 active jobs on Vivian.com in the last 7 days.

Where do Physical Therapists get paid the most?

StateAverage Weekly SalaryMax Weekly Salary
California$2,174$3,779

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What cities pay the most for Physical Therapists?

CityAverage Weekly SalaryMax Weekly Salary
Fairfield, Pennsylvania$3,509$3,509

What are the highest paying Employers and Agencies for Physical Therapist jobs?

Average Weekly SalaryMax Weekly Salary
Stability Healthcare$3,256$3,256
Modern Healthcare Solutions$3,099$3,099
Connected Health Care $2,880$2,880
Southeast HEALTH$2,838$2,838
Actriv Healthcare$2,800$2,800
LanceSoft$2,780$2,971
Health Reserves LLC$2,705$2,705
MSSI$2,689$2,909
VieMed Healthcare Staffing$2,639$2,639
Planet Healthcare$2,546$2,546

Top Physical Therapist Jobs

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Physical Therapist

  • Petaluma, CA
    • 5x8 hrs
  • Referral Bonus
Permanent
Today

$41-53/hr

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Physical Therapist

  • Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • West Palm Beach, FL
    • 5x8 hrs
  • Referral Bonus
Permanent
Today

$34+/hr

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Home Health Physical Therapist

  • Temple Terrace, FL
    • 5x8 hrs
  • Referral Bonus
Permanent
Today

$95K/yr

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Physical Therapist

  • Dauphin, PA
    • 5x8 hrs
  • Referral Bonus
Permanent
1 day ago

$25-35/hr

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Physical Therapist

  • Greencastle, PA
    • 5x8 hrs
  • Referral Bonus
Permanent
1 day ago

$25-35/hr

Frequently asked questions

What professional certifications can potentially increase my salary as a Physical Therapist?

Physical therapists can specialize in several fields, so numerous certifications may potentially increase your salary or qualify you for roles with greater responsibilities and better wages. The American Board of Physical Therapist Specialties offers numerous professional certificates in physical therapy by specialty, including:

  • Geriatrics Specialist (Geri)

  • Pediatric Certified Specialist (Ped)

  • Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)

  • Oncologic Certified Specialist (ONC)

  • Neurologic Clinical Specialist (Neuro)

  • Women’s Health Clinical Specialist (Women)

  • Clinical Electrophysiologic Specialty (Electro)

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Specialist (Cardio)

  • Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy (Sport)

Can earning a degree improve my salary as a Physical Therapist?

Yes, advanced education often opens new career paths that usually lead to higher salaries. Physical therapists may benefit financially from pursuing a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT).