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Ultimate Guide to Negotiating a Physical Therapy Raise

Getting a physical therapy raise isn’t as easy as it used to be.

We all hear old guard physical therapists’ stories of the glory days. Tons of money, long treatment times, and flexible schedules were part of what made physical therapy such an appealing profession. Unfortunately, new grad physical therapists aren’t playing on the same financial field. Staggeringly high student loans loom from the day we graduate. Salaries are lower than we were led to expect. It can be disheartening, to say the least. With insurance reimbursement rates plummeting, it can be difficult to convince your employer that you deserve a raise. Never fear, though! NGPT has written this guide to help the new grad justify getting a physical therapy raise!

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About Meredith Victor Castin

Meredith Victor Castin
Meredith is the co-founder of and the founder of The Non-Clinical PT. She is originally from Tyler, TX and attended UPenn for undergrad, before graduating with her DPT from USA (San Diego) in 2010. She has worked in outpatient ortho, inpatient rehab, acute care, and home health. She loves spending time with her husband and 3 cats, and enjoys creating art and weird music.

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