Illinois Physical Therapist Salary

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

Average Salary of Illinois Physical Therapists

According to Indeed.com, a Physical Therapist in Illinois 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 Illinois job was Senior Level.

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Illinois Physical Therapist $101,000 Bar high
.

Average Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were TherapyTravelers, ATI Physical Therapy, RehabCare Group, RML Specialty Hospital, and Supplemental Health Care offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid 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 $70,000 Bar high
.

Average Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Hospital Sisters Health System, Infinity Rehab, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, RML Specialty Hospital, and Crossroads Community Hospital offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary with Entry Level required.

Geriatric Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Geriatric Physical Therapist $93,000 Bar high
.

Average Geriatric Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Geriatric Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were OSF Healthcare, RML Specialty Hospital, RehabCare Group, AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village, and Infinity Rehab offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Neurological Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Neurological Physical Therapist $89,000 Bar high
.

Average Neurological Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Neurological Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were HealthSouth, Kindred At Home, AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village, Infinity Rehab, and Physiotherapy Associates offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Orthopedic Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Orthopedic Physical Therapist $92,000 Bar high
.

Average Orthopedic Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Orthopedic Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kindred At Home, InSearch Medical, Advocate Health Care, 351-OHC of Illinois, P.C. (Concentra), and Doctors of Physical Therapy offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Outpatient Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Outpatient Physical Therapist $101,000 Bar high
.

Average Outpatient Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Outpatient Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were ATI Physical Therapy, Supplemental Health Care, InSearch Medical, TherapyTravelers, and NovaCare Rehabilitation offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Pediatric Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Physical Therapist $101,000 Bar high
.

Average Pediatric Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Pediatric Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Physiotherapy Associates, Allied Health Professionals, LLC, Futures Education, OSF Healthcare, and ProCare Therapy offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Physical Therapist $101,000 Bar high
.

Average Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were TherapyTravelers, ATI Physical Therapy, RehabCare Group, RML Specialty Hospital, and Supplemental Health Care offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Sports Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Sports Physical Therapist $101,000 Bar high
.

Average Sports Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Sports Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kindred At Home, Select Medical, Centegra Health System, Athletico Physical Therapy, and SSM Physical Therapy offering Full-time, Part-time, and Commission with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Staff Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Staff Physical Therapist $96,000 Bar high
.

Average Staff Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Staff Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Athletico Physical Therapy, RehabCare Group, RML Specialty Hospital, Community Physical Therapy, and TherapyTravelers offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Vestibular Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Vestibular Physical Therapist $87,000 Bar high
.

Average Vestibular Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Vestibular Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Rehabilitation Hospital, Dupage Medical Group, Athletico, Illinois Valley Community Hospital, and Peak and Balance Centers of America – Downtown Chicago offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level required.

Wound Care Physical Therapist
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Wound Care Physical Therapist $95,000 Bar high
.

Average Wound Care Physical Therapist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Wound Care Physical Therapist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Evergreen Rehabilitation, Encore Rehabilitation Services, BJC HealthCare, RML Specialty Hospital, and Northwest Community Healthcare offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of Illinois Physical Therapist’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 2,489 jobs for a Illinois Physical Therapist with most employers looking for Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Athletico Physical Therapy 144 jobs
TherapyTravelers 83 jobs
ATI Physical Therapy 81 jobs
RehabCare Group 78 jobs
RML Specialty Hospital 68 jobs
Supplemental Health Care 56 jobs
InSearch Medical 41 jobs
Presence Health 37 jobs
Community Physical Therapy 37 jobs
OSF Healthcare 36 jobs
Massage Envy 35 jobs
Heritage Healthcare / HealthPRO Rehabilitation 33 jobs
Centegra Health System 31 jobs
Advocate Health Care 29 jobs
Therapeutic Resources 28 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 2,489 Physical Therapist jobs in Illinois.

City # Jobs Available*
Chicago, IL 364 jobs
Rockford, IL 84 jobs
Aurora, IL 47 jobs
Peoria, IL 43 jobs
Naperville, IL 40 jobs
Elgin, IL 39 jobs
Hinsdale, IL 39 jobs
Arlington Heights, IL 37 jobs
Springfield, IL 36 jobs
Joliet, IL 27 jobs
McHenry, IL 26 jobs
Elk Grove Village, IL 26 jobs
Decatur, IL 25 jobs
Palatine, IL 22 jobs
Downers Grove, IL 19 jobs

Get More Information

*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.

More posts from Robert Sanchez