Physical Therapist Salary & Benefits
Physical Therapy Employment Equals High Income and Comprehensive Benefits
The career outlook for allied healthcare professionals couldn't be better. Physical therapy jobs are plentiful and demand is strong. The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts rapid advancement in this field, reporting a median annual physical therapist salary of $72,790, with a percentage of highly experienced PT's reporting an impressive annual physical therapist salary of more than $104,350.
In premier staffing agencies, physical therapists work in the best hospitals, acute hospital settings and skilled nursing facilities, enjoying both permanent and travel therapist job benefits that put six-figure income potential within reach. Apply online today and align your talents with America’s best healthcare facilities; over 80% of our affiliates rank high in U.S. News & World Report.
Rewarding Physical Therapy Job Benefits
Physical therapist salaries get a boost when therapy job benefits like these are factored in:
Why a Tax Advantage Plan Compliments Physical Therapy Job Benefits and Salary
Luxury private housing, as well as travel reimbursements, bonuses and other perks you’ll read about in your benefits package are that much more enjoyable if a Tax Advantage Plan figures in, increasing your take home pay by as much as 15%. For per diem travel therapists, the annual rate of tax free savings is up to $10,000.
Physical Therapy Specialties increase Physical Therapist Salary and Job Satisfaction
Physical therapy salaries aren't just high in dollar amount, but in personal job satisfaction as well. APTA statistics show some of the highest job-satisfaction levels in America. It has been reported that most physical therapists are "very satisfied" with their therapist careers, ranking in the top 5 happiest U.S. occupations.
We support career enrichment and specialization, under the American Board of Physical Therapy (ABPTS). By building on a broad base of professional education and practice, and developing a greater depth of knowledge and skills, those in therapy careers reach a much higher physical therapist salary and provide the highest standard of healthcare. ABPTS specialties include:
- Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Certified Specialist, CCS
- Clinical Electrophysiologic Certified Specialist, ECS
- Geriatric Certified Specialist, GCS
- Neurologic Certified Specialist, NCS
- Orthopaedic Certified Specialist, OCS
- Pediatric Certified Specialist, PCS
- Sports Certified Specialist, SCS
- Women's Health Certified Specialist, WCS
Top Physical Therapy Salaries Hinge on Graduation from CAPTE Accredited Schools
Read more about The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) to ensure that career skills are on track with current allied healthcare criteria and standards; then consult the best physical therapy career resources, and get matched with high paying physical therapy jobs in the most lucrative places for PT's. Visit the following physical therapy job links for a sampling of careers that deliver the most competitive physical therapy salaries, ranging from 70 to $100K annually.
Some popular locations for travel therapy jobs
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What are you waiting for? American Traveler Staffing Professionals has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and is the ideal place for the most lucrative physical therapy job searches. Call us at 1-800-884-8788 or apply online today!