PT professionals have a range of occupational specialties to look to as they grow their career. It is important to remember that with increased salary comes increased responsibility, leading to an increase of risk in being held liable for any sort of medical malpractice or negligence. The cost of having your own physical therapy malpractice insurance is nothing compared to the impact a claim can have on your personal assets or your reputation.
As you look to expand your career, and grow your future, evaluate the below list for your goal salary or use this data to help inform salary negotiations. Whether you’re a physical therapy student looking ahead to the future, or a professional looking to move up the pay scale into another position, it is important to know this basic information. CM&F supports and covers physical therapists of all education levels.
Salaries provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020
|Physical Therapy Occupation||Education / Average Salary|
|Physical Therapist||Doctoral Degree / $89,440|
|Orthopedic Physical Therapist||Doctoral Degree / $75,081|
|Physical Therapist Assistant||Associates Degree / $58,790|
|Physical Therapist Aide||High School / $28,500|
|Occupational Therapist||Master’s Degree / $84,950|
|Kinesiotherapist||Master’s Degree / $78,000|
CM&F encourages aspiring physical therapists looking to advance their career through additional education by providing comprehensive physical therapist malpractice insurance. CM&F’s malpractice insurance for physical therapists is designed to protect you 24/7 wherever you go, with whomever you are working. The policy is your own. So, if you are studying, you are protected with physical therapists student malpractice insurance. When you go to your daytime or weekend job as a physical therapist, you are protected. If you own a physical therapy clinic, we got you covered.
Contact our client services team to find out more details about physical therapy professional liability insurance coverage.
CM&F was founded over a century ago. Through up and down markets, CM&F’s dedication to physical therapists has never wavered. CM&F remains committed to making it easy and cost-effective to secure vital professional coverage with: