Physical Therapist (PT) Salary in the United States

How much does a Physical Therapist (PT) make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Physical Therapist (PT) in the United States is $42 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $38 and $45. Hourly rate 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The Physical Therapist (PT) 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 Physical Therapist (PT) may supervise physical therapy assistants, aides, and athletic trainers. Works cooperatively with physicians, case managers, and insurance adjusters. In addition, Physical Therapist (PT) requires a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree. Typically reports to a manager. Requires state license to practice physical therapy. Physical Therapist (PT)'s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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