California Physical Therapist Salary

This page provides you with a complete overview of the Physical Therapy field in the state of California. Here you will find statistics on salaries, careers, jobs and best cities hiring a Physical Therapist and more.

Average Salary of California Physical Therapists

According to Indeed.com, a Physical Therapist in California saw a experience a large number of companies posting over 501 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for a Physical Therapist in California job was Entry Level.

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
California Physical Therapist $95,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Genesis Healthcare, Sunbelt Staffing, TherapyTravelers, Therapeutic Resources, and Every Child Achieves offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Additional Salaries of Physical Therapists

In this section explore additional details on common types of physical therapy jobs:

  1. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapist
  2. Geriatric Physical Therapist
  3. Neurological Physical Therapist
  4. Orthopedic Physical Therapist
  5. Outpatient Physical Therapist
  6. Pediatric Physical Therapist
  7. Physical Therapist
  8. Sports Physical Therapist
  9. Staff Physical Therapist
  10. Vestibular Physical Therapist
  11. Wound Care Physical Therapist

Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapist $66,000 Bar high
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Average Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were SHASTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Universal Health Services, Infinity Rehab, Corona Regional Medical Center, and San Diego Center for Children offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Geriatric Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Geriatric Physical Therapist $88,000 Bar high
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Average Geriatric Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Geriatric Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Tri-City Medical Center, ReadyNurse Staffing Services, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, and AFFIRMA Rehabilitation offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Neurological Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Neurological Physical Therapist $84,000 Bar high
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Average Neurological Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Neurological Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were ResCare, Clinical Management Consultants, BioMechanics Home Therapy, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, and InSearch Medical offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Orthopedic Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Orthopedic Physical Therapist $87,000 Bar high
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Average Orthopedic Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Orthopedic Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Ensign Therapy, United Health Care Staffing, 1 Legacy, InSearch Medical, and U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Outpatient Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Outpatient Physical Therapist $95,000 Bar high
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Average Outpatient Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Outpatient Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were InSearch Medical, 1 Legacy, Supplemental Health Care, Preferred Healthcare, and Burger Rehabilitation Systems, Inc. offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Pediatric Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Physical Therapist $95,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Pediatric Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Therapista, Total Education Solutions, Corona Regional Medical Center, ITS Integrated Therapy Solutions, and FeldCare Connects offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Physical Therapist $95,000 Bar high
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Average Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Genesis Healthcare, Sunbelt Staffing, TherapyTravelers, Therapeutic Resources, and Every Child Achieves offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Sports Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Sports Physical Therapist $95,000 Bar high
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Average Sports Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Sports Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The People Link Corp, West Coast Spine and Sports Physical Therapy, Seneca Family of Agencies, Kaiser Permanente, and Active Wellness LLC. offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Staff Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Staff Physical Therapist $90,000 Bar high
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Average Staff Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Staff Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were United Health Care Staffing, Kaiser Permanente, 1 Legacy, Pacific Clinics, and Ability Therapy, Inc. offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Internship, and Commission with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Vestibular Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Vestibular Physical Therapist $82,000 Bar high
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Average Vestibular Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Vestibular Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The People Link Corp, Spring Hill Physical Therapy, Physiotherapy Associates, Kaiser Permanente, and Arroyo Physical Therapy & Total Rehab offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Wound Care Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Wound Care Physical Therapist $89,000 Bar high
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Average Wound Care Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Wound Care Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Lovecare Home Health, Providence Health & Services, Cell Staff, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, and San Joaquin Community Hospital offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of California Physical Therapist’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 10,139 jobs for a California Physical Therapist with most employers looking for Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
TherapyTravelers 494 jobs
Therapeutic Resources 321 jobs
Every Child Achieves 318 jobs
Supplemental Health Care 234 jobs
Advanced Travel Therapy 187 jobs
Intergro Resources Inc 177 jobs
RehabCare Group 174 jobs
Interface Rehab, Inc. 156 jobs
InSearch Medical 137 jobs
Kaiser Permanente 131 jobs
Preferred Healthcare 129 jobs
Massage Envy 126 jobs
MAS Medical Staffing 108 jobs
Genesis Healthcare 95 jobs
Sunbelt Staffing 95 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 10,139 Physical Therapist jobs in California.

City # Jobs Available*
Los Angeles, CA 429 jobs
Bakersfield, CA 215 jobs
San Diego, CA 212 jobs
Fresno, CA 204 jobs
Oakland, CA 197 jobs
San Jose, CA 189 jobs
San Francisco, CA 161 jobs
Sacramento, CA 158 jobs
Modesto, CA 106 jobs
Chico, CA 98 jobs
Santa Rosa, CA 89 jobs
Riverside, CA 85 jobs
Redding, CA 85 jobs
Long Beach, CA 83 jobs

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*Indicates number of job postings as of September, 2016.

Written by Robert Sanchez
Robert Sanchez is HealthGrad.com's Chief Editorialist. Robert Sanchez has over 10 years experience in the Healthcare field and more recently has become an avid writer advising on career and job topics in this exciting field.

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