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Contract Therapist

Contract Therapist Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $119,000 $9,916 $2,288 $57
75th Percentile $91,500 $7,625 $1,759 $44
Average $79,432 $6,619 $1,527 $38
25th Percentile $57,000 $4,750 $1,096 $27
$26,500 - $35,999
3% of jobs
$36,000 - $45,499
6% of jobs
$45,500 - $54,999
13% of jobs
$57,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$55,000 - $64,499
9% of jobs
$64,500 - $73,999
15% of jobs
The average salary is $79,432 a year
$74,000 - $83,499
18% of jobs
$91,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$83,500 - $92,999
12% of jobs
$93,000 - $102,499
9% of jobs
$102,500 - $111,999
3% of jobs
$119,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$112,000 - $121,499
1% of jobs
$121,500 - $131,000
4% of jobs

National Average

$26,500 $79,432/year $38/hour $131,000
Contract Therapist Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Chicago, IL

As of Oct 22, 2020, the average annual pay for a Contract Therapist in the United States is $79,432 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $38.19 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,528/week or $6,619/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $131,000 and as low as $26,500, the majority of Contract Therapist salaries currently range between $57,000 (25th percentile) to $91,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $119,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Contract Therapist varies greatly (by as much as $34,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Contract Therapist job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A Contract Therapist in your area makes on average $81,314 per year, or $1,882 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $79,432. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for Contract Therapist salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Contract Therapist jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as a Contract Therapist on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Contract Therapist Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Contract Therapist job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Berkeley, CA and Daly City, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Daly City, CA beats the national average by $13,418 (15.6%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $17,053 (19.4%) above the $79,432 average.

Importantly, San Mateo, CA has a moderately active Contract Therapist job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Contract Therapist appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 9% between San Mateo, CA and San Francisco, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Contract Therapist role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$96,485$8,040$1,855$46.39
Berkeley, CA$93,112$7,759$1,791$44.77
Daly City, CA$92,851$7,738$1,786$44.64
Richmond, CA$90,632$7,553$1,743$43.57
Irvine, CA$90,081$7,507$1,732$43.31
Odessa, TX$88,676$7,390$1,705$42.63
Stamford, CT$88,252$7,354$1,697$42.43
Orange, CA$88,002$7,333$1,692$42.31
Bellevue, WA$88,002$7,333$1,692$42.31
San Francisco, CA$87,830$7,319$1,689$42.23

Top 5 Best Paying Related Contract Therapist Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Contract Therapist job category that pay more per year than a typical Contract Therapist salary. Top examples of these roles include: Occupational Therapist Contract, Home Care Physical Therapist, and Home Health Physical Therapist.

However, these example jobs are paid fairly similarly to Contract Therapist jobs, with a range of just $30,901 (32.6%) to $42,363 (42.1%) more than the average Contract Therapist salary of $79,432.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Occupational Therapist Contract$121,795$10,150$2,342$58.56
Home Care Physical Therapist$115,901$9,658$2,229$55.72
Home Health Physical Therapist$113,426$9,452$2,181$54.53
Physical Therapist Home Health$111,967$9,331$2,153$53.83
Physical Occupational Therapist$110,333$9,194$2,122$53.04

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