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Physical therapist salary in Akron, OH

How much does a Physical Therapist make in Akron, OH?

Average base salary

above national average
Average $55.39
Low $47.54
High $64.53
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a physical therapist is $55.39 per hour in Akron, OH. 64 salaries reported, updated at September 21, 2023

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Top companies for Physical Therapists in Akron, OH

  1. Host Healthcare
    210 reviews6 salaries reported
    $73.89per hour
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Highest paying cities for Physical Therapists near Akron, OH

  1. Chillicothe, OH
    $57.46 per hour
    93 salaries reported
  2. Lima, OH
    $53.78 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  3. Cleveland, OH
    $52.75 per hour
    76 salaries reported
  1. Cincinnati, OH
    $47.17 per hour
    73 salaries reported
  2. Dayton, OH
    $43.66 per hour
    59 salaries reported
  3. Toledo, OH
    $41.83 per hour
    58 salaries reported
  1. Youngstown, OH
    $41.76 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  2. Columbus, OH
    $40.13 per hour
    390 salaries reported
  3. Buckeye Lake, OH
    $35.67 per hour
    207 salaries reported
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Where can a Physical Therapist earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Physical Therapists

Most recommended skill

Home Care(earn +15.50% more)

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 10.52% since 2018. Physical Therapists with this skill earn +15.50% more than the average base salary, which is $55.39 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20102increase by 2
201124increase by 1100.00%
201250466increase by 210175.00%
2013132614increase by 162.78%
2014169673increase by 27.95%
2015119605decrease by 29.51%
201677754decrease by 34.99%
201751566decrease by 33.68%
201835804decrease by 30.57%
201932039decrease by 10.52%

Top companies hiring Physical Therapists with the recommended skill

Complete Health Care Services
Cleveland Clinic
Summa Health
Ohio Living
Enhabit Home Health & Hospice
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Top specialties
Home Health
Top certifications
CPR Certification

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
45 jobs82
24 jobs75
9 jobs10
1,050 jobs2,544
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Most common benefits for Physical Therapists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Housing stipend
  • License reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Loan repayment program
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid housing
  • Paid time off
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,707 ratings

66% of Physical Therapists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Akron, OH?

Physical Occupational Therapist

Job openings

Average $54.16 per hour

Physical Therapist Assistant

Job openings

Average $34.52 per hour

Director of Rehabilitation

Job openings

Average $88,169 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Physical Therapist

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