How much does a Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) make in the United States? The average Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) salary in the United States is $88,300 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $81,400 and $95,800. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
The Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) 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. Evaluates and treats patients suffering from a physical disability due to injury, disease or surgery. Being a Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) may supervise physical therapy assistants, aides, and athletic trainers. Works cooperatively with physicians, case managers, and insurance adjusters. In addition, Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) requires a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree. Typically reports to a manager. Requires state license to practice physical therapy. Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT)'s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) in the United States. The base salary for Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) ranges from $81,400 to $95,800 with the average base salary of $88,300. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $81,800 to $96,000 with the average total cash compensation of $88,500.