Physical Therapist salary in the United States

Average salary
$71,000/yr
Based on 32,097 income tax records
$26,000
$112,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$41K
 
$69K
 
$76K
 
$79K
 
$78K
$26,000
$112,500
How much do Physical Therapists make?
The average total salary for a Physical Therapist is $71,000 per year. This is based on data from 32,097 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Physical Therapist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Physical Therapist salary can vary between $26,000 to $112,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Physical Therapist salary by location

Physical Therapist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Permanente Medicine, Orange County, CA
11 income tax records
$128,000/yr
$93K – $139K
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County Of Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA
13 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$91K – $134K
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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, King County, WA
18 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$73K – $125K
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Ny Society For The Relief Of, New York County, NY
15 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$74K – $149K
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Enloe Medical Center, Butte County, CA
11 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$68K – $109K
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John Muir Health, Contra Costa County, CA
11 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$63K – $120K
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Vail Valley Medical Center, Eagle County, CO
15 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$71K – $104K
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Infinite Health Collaborative P, Hennepin County, MN
19 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$63K – $128K
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Scripps Health, San Diego County, CA
24 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$51K – $117K
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Chc Payroll Agent Parallon E, Clark County, NV
17 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$41K – $122K
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New York, New York County, NY
10 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$80K – $108K
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Hackensack Meridian Health, Monmouth County, NJ
13 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$35K – $122K
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University Of California, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$82K – $100K
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Providence, Los Angeles County, CA
15 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$18K – $109K
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Palomar Health, San Diego County, CA
11 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$81K – $117K
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BayCare Health System, Hillsborough County, FL
20 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$60K – $101K
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The Stamford Hospital, Fairfield County, CT
11 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$77K – $105K
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Valley Health System, Clark County, NV
16 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$49K – $105K
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Encompass Health, Harris County, TX
10 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$56K – $100K
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Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego County, CA
32 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$41K – $120K
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Memorial Hermann, Harris County, TX
76 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$30K – $125K
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The Methodist Hospital, Harris County, TX
45 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$50K – $115K
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Indiana University Health, Marion County, IN
29 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$60K – $98K
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University Of Washington, King County, WA
33 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$30K – $115K
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University Of Michigan Payroll O, Washtenaw County, MI
29 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$47K – $103K
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Adventist Health, Orange County, FL
26 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$43K – $98K
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WakeMed, Wake County, NC
22 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$43K – $91K
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Hartford Hospital, Hartford County, CT
25 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$52K – $95K
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Saint Luke’s, Ada County, ID
23 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$36K – $92K
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BH Management, Maricopa County, AZ
30 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$28K – $120K
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Rehabilitation Institute, Cook County, IL
61 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$62K – $90K
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Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation, Kent County, MI
20 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$18K – $88K
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Spectrum Health, Kent County, MI
27 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$39K – $88K
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NorthShore University HealthSystem, Cook County, IL
26 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$50K – $104K
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Texas Children's Hospital, Harris County, TX
31 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$34K – $93K
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University Of Florida Health, Alachua County, FL
35 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$35K – $100K
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Mecklenburg County, NC
60 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$27K – $89K
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Baptist Health System, Bexar County, TX
28 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$35K – $87K
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Orlando Health, Orange County, FL
23 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$51K – $96K
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Lee Health, Lee County, FL
37 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$38K – $97K
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UW Health, Dane County, WI
23 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$49K – $97K
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The Ohio State University, Franklin County, OH
46 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$20K – $87K
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Good Shepherd Penn Partners, Philadelphia County, PA
25 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$38K – $86K
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Spooner, Maricopa County, AZ
38 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$22K – $90K
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University Of Utah, Salt Lake County, UT
35 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$39K – $103K
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University Of Rochester, Monroe County, NY
20 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$57K – $84K
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Wake Forest Baptist Health, Forsyth County, NC
22 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$49K – $90K
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Duke University, Durham County, NC
51 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$41K – $84K
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Core, Allegheny County, PA
68 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$44K – $88K
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BJC HealthCare, St. Louis County, MO
39 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$35K – $93K

Physical Therapist demographics in United States

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43% are single
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57% are married
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42% have kids
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62% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Physical Therapists in United States

32,097 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a physical therapist in the United States is $71,000 per year. Physical therapist salaries in the United States can vary between $26,000 to $112,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 32,097 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as physical therapist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for physical therapists in the United States: Permanente Medicine ($128,000 a year), County of Santa Clara ($117,500 a year), and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan ($98,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for physical therapists in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($92,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($90,000 a year), and Sacramento Metro Area, CA ($86,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.