How much does a Physical Therapist III make in the United States? The average Physical Therapist III salary in the United States is $116,988 as of October 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $107,352 and $127,797. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Physical Therapist III Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Physical Therapist III Salary $98,580 US October 25, 2023
25th Percentile Physical Therapist III Salary $107,352 US October 25, 2023
50th Percentile Physical Therapist III Salary $116,988 US October 25, 2023
75th Percentile Physical Therapist III Salary $127,797 US October 25, 2023
90th Percentile Physical Therapist III Salary $137,639 US October 25, 2023
25% $107,352 10% $98,580 90% $137,639 75% $127,797 $116,988 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Physical Therapist III

Physical Therapist III evaluates and treats patients recovering from injury, disease, surgery, or other ailments. 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 recover. Being a Physical Therapist III works cooperatively with physicians, case managers, and insurance adjusters. Documents and reports on patients' progress. Additionally, Physical Therapist III may supervise physical therapy assistants, aides, and athletic trainers. Requires a doctorate degree in physical therapy. Requires state license to practice physical therapy. Typically reports to a manager. The Physical Therapist III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Physical Therapist III typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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Skills associated with Physical Therapist III: Patient Assessment, Electronic health records (EHR) Software, Medical Specialty: Physical Therapy, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning ...More

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