What is the average physical therapist salary?

The average physical therapist salary is approximately $71,000 per year in 2010. Physical therapists earning in the top 25 percent of the salary range make about $76,000 per year. Those in the bottom 25 percent make about $66,000 per year. The amount of money that a physical therapist can make depends greatly on what type of job he has. If he works for a hospital, his income will generally be more limited than that of a physical therapist who owns a private practice. As he gains more experience in the field, a therapist can increase his salary.