Physiotherapists

National Occupation Code (NOC): 3142  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Physiotherapists assess patients and plan and carry out individually designed treatment programs to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning and mobility, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients. Physiotherapists are employed in hospitals, clinics, industry, sports organizations, rehabilitation centres and extended care facilities, or they may work in private practice.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Clinical Physical Therapist
  • Clinical Physiotherapist
  • Consultant Physical Therapist
  • Consultant Physiotherapist
  • Physical Rehabilitation Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapy Clinical Co-ordinator
  • Physical Therapy Clinical Specialist
  • Physical Therapy Supervisor
  • Physiotherapist
  • Physiotherapy Clinical Co-ordinator
  • Physiotherapy Supervisor
  • Registered Physical Therapist
  • Registered Physiotherapist
  • Research Physical Therapist
  • Research Physiotherapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Registered Physiotherapist
  • Research Physiotherapist
  • Physical Therapy Clinical Co-ordinator
  • Physiotherapy Clinical Co-ordinator

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for physiotherapists.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $55,638
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $54,004
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for physiotherapists.

Gender Median Income
Male $54,004
Female $46,883
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (3 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for physiotherapists.

$38,571.00
Lowest Observed
$78,000.00
Highest Observed
$38,571.00
25th Percentile
$58,357.00
Average
$58,500.00
Median
$78,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for physiotherapists

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 75
35 to 44 years 85
45 to 54 years 60
55 to 64 years 35
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 10
Total 270
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for physiotherapists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 155
Part Time 125
Total 275
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for physiotherapists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 75
Female 195
Total 275
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for physiotherapists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 195
Self Employed 80
Total 270
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for physiotherapists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 265
Unemployed 0
Total 270
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for physiotherapists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 20
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 260
Total 275
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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