Physical Therapist salary in California

Average salary
$79,500/yr
Based on 2,422 income tax records
$25,500
$128,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$25,500
$128,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Physical Therapists make?
The average total salary for a Physical Therapist is $79,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,422 TurboTax users who reported their job as Physical Therapist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Physical Therapist salary can vary between $25,500 to $128,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Physical Therapist salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Roseville, CA
15 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$78K – $109K
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Redwood City, CA
17 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$88K – $111K
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Monterey, CA
13 income tax records
$97,000/yr
$82K – $112K
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Chico, CA
17 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$82K – $100K
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Santa Barbara, CA
13 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$67K – $100K
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Concord, CA
13 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$82K – $104K
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Torrance, CA
15 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$69K – $100K
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San Francisco, CA
108 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$71K – $98K
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Mountain View, CA
14 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$80K – $99K
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Redlands, CA
15 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$72K – $102K
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Redding, CA
12 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$50K – $105K
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Napa, CA
11 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$72K – $109K
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Sunnyvale, CA
20 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$81K – $96K
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San Jose, CA
70 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$65K – $98K
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Santa Clara, CA
15 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$60K – $96K
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Redondo Beach, CA
10 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$70K – $94K
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Fremont, CA
22 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$70K – $114K
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Vista, CA
13 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$65K – $98K
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Santa Monica, CA
19 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$73K – $92K
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Walnut Creek, CA
17 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$70K – $94K
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Folsom, CA
17 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$71K – $91K
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Irvine, CA
27 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$60K – $98K
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Chula Vista, CA
13 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$48K – $97K
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Elk Grove, CA
17 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$76K – $94K
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Clovis, CA
17 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$64K – $90K
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Thousand Oaks, CA
11 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$69K – $82K
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Pasadena, CA
23 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$67K – $94K
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Fresno, CA
16 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$50K – $92K
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Los Angeles, CA
90 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$53K – $86K
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San Marcos, CA
21 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$65K – $97K
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Huntington Beach, CA
15 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$75K – $81K
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Oceanside, CA
18 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$70K – $87K
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Carlsbad, CA
22 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$65K – $83K
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Orange, CA
17 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$68K – $87K
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San Diego, CA
199 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$64K – $87K
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Costa Mesa, CA
16 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$62K – $81K
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Riverside, CA
14 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$53K – $95K
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Bakersfield, CA
29 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$64K – $100K
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Long Beach, CA
28 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$50K – $92K
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA
16 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$52K – $85K
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Sacramento, CA
67 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$53K – $91K
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Santa Cruz, CA
16 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$64K – $86K
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Encinitas, CA
10 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$50K – $91K
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Loma Linda, CA
18 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$55K – $84K
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Oakland, CA
42 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$47K – $92K
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Berkeley, CA
18 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$51K – $87K
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San Ramon, CA
12 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$39K – $81K
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Ventura, CA
13 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$55K – $78K

Physical Therapist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, California
31 income tax records
$134,500/yr
$123K – $142K
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County Of Santa Clara, California
15 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$94K – $112K
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Permanente Medicine, California
183 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$90K – $114K
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Sutter Health, California
61 income tax records
$97,000/yr
$75K – $112K
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Stanford Health Care, California
17 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$79K – $113K
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Agile Physical Therapy, California
17 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$81K – $109K
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US Department Of Defense, California
34 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$81K – $104K
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University Of California, California
24 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$73K – $95K
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Interface Rehab, California
11 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$49K – $92K
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Ohc Of California A Medical Cor, California
23 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$36K – $94K
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John Muir Health, California
12 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$79K – $100K
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Scripps Health, California
25 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$69K – $92K
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Affirma Rehabilitation I, California
11 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$77K – $85K
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Dignity Health, California
35 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$67K – $88K
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Sharp Memorial Hospital, California
20 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$72K – $83K
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Select Staffing, California
54 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$72K – $88K
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Theragen, California
11 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$72K – $94K
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Loma Linda Univ Medical Center, California
11 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$56K – $83K
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Kindred Healthcare, California
10 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$68K – $98K
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ADP, California
17 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$41K – $83K
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Movement For Life, California
13 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$67K – $73K
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University Of Southern, California
15 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$64K – $83K
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Pep Sh Management, California
13 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$67K – $74K
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CHC Payroll, California
11 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$61K – $89K

Physical Therapist demographics in California

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55% are single
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45% are married
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32% have kids
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51% own a home

Physical Therapist salaries by age in California

$0
$22,250
$44,500
$66,750
$89,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Physical Therapists in California

2,422 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a physical therapist in California is $79,500 per year. Physical therapist salaries in California can vary between $25,500 to $128,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,422 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as physical therapist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for physical therapists in California: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan ($134,500 a year), County of Santa Clara ($102,500 a year), and Permanente Medicine ($102,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for physical therapists in California: Roseville, CA ($101,000 a year), Redwood City, CA ($97,500 a year), and Monterey, CA ($97,000 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.