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Physical Medicine Specialist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$291,479 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Physical Medicine Specialist is $291,479 a year and $140 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Physical Medicine Specialist is between $195,115 and $382,817. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Specializes in clinical and diagnostic use of physical agents and exercises to provide physiotherapy for physical, mental, and occupational rehabilitation of patients: examines patient, utilizing electrodiagnosis and other diagnostic procedures to determine need for and extent of therapy.
  • Prescribes and administers treatment, using therapeutic methods and procedures, such as light therapy, diathermy, hydrotherapy, iontophoresis, and cryotherapy.
  • Instructs physical therapist 076.121-014 and other personnel in nature and duration or dosage of treatment, and determines that treatments are administered as specified.
  • Prescribes exercises designed to develop functions of specific anatomical parts or specific muscle groups.
  • Recommends occupational therapy activities for patients with extended convalescent periods and for those whose disability requires change of occupation.
Physical Medicine Specialist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Job family population: 355,460

Estimated population of Physical Medicine Specialist jobs: 14,194

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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