Work physiotherapist - Salary and Career
Physical Therapists

Work physiotherapist - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They apply physiotherapeutic techniques for prevention, rehabilitation and recovery of patients and clients. They attend and evaluate the functional conditions of patients and clients using protocols and specific procedures of physiotherapy and its specialties. They work in the area of health education through lectures, distribution of educational materials and guidelines for a better quality of life. They develop and implement prevention programs in general and occupational health. They manage health services by guiding and supervising human resources. They carry out technical-scientific activities through research, specific works, organization and participation in scientific events.

How much does an Work physiotherapist earn

A Work physiotherapist earns between $1.546 and $7.916 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.374 and a median salary of $3.014 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 581 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Work physiotherapist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.374 40.485 843 19
1º Quartile 1.546 18.556 387 9
Median Salary 3.014 36.172 754 17
3º Quartile 6.037 72.441 1.509 34
Higher Salary 7.916 94.987 1.979 45

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • medical professionals, health
        • physical therapists

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Main workplaces

Physical Therapists they work in the areas of health, education and social services, on a liberal basis and/or with an employment relationship or in the provision of outsourced services, individually or in multidisciplinary teams. They work in offices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, schools, homes, clubs, communities, schools and industries, indoors or outdoors, day and night. May remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods or be exposed to biopathogenic elements.

What does it take to work in the field of Physical Therapists

For the exercise of these occupations, a higher education course in the field of physiotherapy is required, with registration with the relevant professional council.

Functions and activities of Work physiotherapist

Physical Therapists must:

  • educar em sa�de;
  • establish physiotherapy diagnosis;
  • manage health services;
  • plan intervention strategies;
  • exercise technical-scientific activities;
  • communicate;
  • educar em sa�de;
  • implement intervention actions;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • perform technical-scientific activities;
  • service clients and patients;
  • work safely;
  • applying physiotherapeutic technological assessment;
  • evaluate clients and patients;
  • attending clients and patients;
  • educate in health;
  • educating in health;
  • serving clients and patients;
  • establish physiotherapeutic diagnosis;
  • serve clients and patients;
  • exercer technical-scientific activities;
  • apply physiotherapeutic technological assessment;

  • Activities

    • prescribe therapy;
    • supervise teams;
    • manage mechanical ventilation;
    • re-educating gait;
    • apply eligibility criteria;
    • adapt workflow;
    • evaluate cardiac functions;
    • specify care capacity;
    • operate equipment, materials and devices;
    • delivering lectures and courses;
    • applying dermato-functional physiotherapeutic techniques;
    • adjust the job;
    • enabling clients and patients to use orthotics, prostheses and adaptations;
    • select acupuncture points;
    • apply traditional chinese medicine techniques and acupuncture;
    • demonstrate observation skills;
    • establish a traumatic-orthopedic causal link;
    • evaluate respiratory functions;
    • organize education groups;
    • minimize risk;
    • correct the work operating mode;
    • demonstrate hand skill;
    • issue technical-administrative opinions;
    • demonstrate communication skills;
    • deal with the public;
    • work as a team;
    • select equipment and materials;
    • creating facilitation tools;
    • stipulate standard use equipment and materials;
    • overcoming adverse situations;
    • teaching techniques for functional independence;
    • interpret complementary exams;
    • evaluate musculoskeletal functions;
    • apply labor gymnastics;
    • refer clients and patients to other professionals;
    • teach procedures for independent and semi-dependent mobility;
    • identify performance indicators;
    • coordinate study groups;
    • developing skills of clients and patients;
    • issue technical-functional report;
    • promote morpho-functional performance improvement;
    • order acupuncture points;
    • organize task rotation;
    • evaluate quality of life;
    • participate in the elaboration of public health policies;
    • teaching working procedures;
    • evaluate integumentary functions;
    • applying physiotherapeutic techniques for neurofunctional disorders;
    • participate in technical-scientific events;
    • collect data from clients and patients (anamnesis);
    • record procedures and evolution of clients and patients;
    • guide work team professionals;
    • encourage adherence and continuity of treatment;
    • request equipment maintenance;
    • minimize risks;
    • detect babies at risk of neuropsychomotor development in neonatal intensive care;
    • establish a nexus of osteopathic cause;
    • identify risk situations;
    • reorienting therapeutic conduct;
    • schedule compensatory breaks;
    • define strategies;
    • give lectures and courses;
    • establish a nexus of energetic functional kinesiological cause;
    • participate in interdisciplinary technical discussion;
    • perform cardiorespiratory reconditioning;
    • establish a neuro-functional causal nexus;
    • define conduct and procedures;
    • evaluate neurovegetative functions;
    • develop projects;
    • issue technical opinions;
    • re-adapting clients and patients in the avd (activities of daily living) in the avde (activities of daily life/sports);
    • adapting facilitation instruments;
    • issue labor claims nexus reports;
    • reorienting therapeutic conduct;
    • evaluate ergonomic conditions;
    • provide advice;
    • demonstrate perseverance;
    • organize technical-scientific events;
    • analyze workflow;
    • adapt working conditions to the worker's abilities;
    • enabling clients and patients to use orthoses, prostheses and adaptations;
    • adapt environment to treatment;
    • establish a dermato-functional cause nexus;
    • applying chiropractic techniques;
    • transmit security;
    • assemble equipment;
    • identify functional energetic changes;
    • applying physiotherapeutic techniques for neonatology;
    • demonstrate emotional balance;
    • perform instrument disinfection;
    • re-adapt clients and patients in the avd (activities of daily living) in the avde (activities of daily living/sports);
    • adapt work environment;
    • reeducating posture;
    • re-educating posture;
    • reintegrate worker to work;
    • evaluate joint and visceral functions;
    • demonstrate fine motor skills;
    • establish prognosis;
    • use epi;
    • applying uro-obstetra-gynecological physiotherapeutic techniques;
    • determine sports performance conditions;
    • propose changes in life habits;
    • applying physiotherapeutic techniques for respiratory disorders;
    • apply non-invasive ventilation;
    • demonstrate horse handling skill;
    • evaluate subluxation complexes;
    • establish a nexus of respiratory cause;
    • adapt structures to patients and clients;
    • applying physiotherapeutic techniques for vascular disorders;
    • discharge clients and patients;
    • coordinate teams;
    • establish a nexus of cardiological and vascular causes;
    • establish acupuncture causal nexus;
    • develop preventive and health promotion programs;
    • develop evaluation and treatment protocol;
    • prescribing orthoses, prostheses and adaptations;
    • evaluate material conformity;
    • implement awareness, correction and design actions;
    • perform ventilatory weaning and extubation;
    • report;
    • restoring joint and visceral function;
    • identify potential of clients and patients;
    • stipulate equipment and materials for standard use;
    • evaluate functional tests of the patient on the horse;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • redirecting therapeutic conduct;
    • evaluate neuro-sensory-cognitive-motor functions;
    • demonstrate communication skills;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • evaluate sensory-perceptive and pain functions;
    • applying osteopathic techniques;
    • register procedures and evolution of clients and patients;
    • discard sharps;
    • select horse for therapy;
    • evaluate selection processes;
    • applying physiotherapeutic techniques for cardiac disorders;
    • select microsystems;
    • monitor clinical evolution;
    • participate in the development of quality of life programs;
    • adapt facilitation instruments;
    • define frequency and time of intervention;
    • evaluate physical and typological constitution;
    • develop eligibility criteria;
    • prepare functional physical activity programs;
    • establish discharge parameters;
    • define objectives;
    • deliver lectures and courses;
    • establish nexus of ergonomic functional kinesiological cause;
    • request additional tests;
    • reeducating respiratory function;
    • evaluate quality of life at work;
    • establish chiropractic causal link;
    • present technical-scientific works;
    • analyze costs;
    • develop educational material;
    • rehabilitate clients and patients in the avd (activities of daily living) in the avde (activities of daily life/sports);
    • budget services, equipment and materials;
    • present technical-scientific work;
    • stimulate adherence and continuity of treatment;
    • applying physiotherapeutic techniques for musculoskeletal disorders;
    • evaluate micro movement dysfunctions and instabilities;
    • define epidemiological indicators and accident and incident rates;
    • perform practical research;
    • re-adapt clients and patients in the avd (activities of daily living) in the avde (activities of daily life/sports);
    • establish a nexus of visceral functional kinesiological cause;
    • restoring neuro-sensory-cognitive-motor functions;
    • testing equipment;
    • supervise internships;
    • discard contaminated materials;
    • issue certificates;
    • evaluate orthoses, prostheses and adaptations;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • implementing ergonomic culture;
    • reevaluate intervention strategies;
    • evaluate kinetic-functional functions;
    • recondition high performance athlete;
    • re-adapting clients and patients in the avd (activities of daily living) in the avde (activities of daily living/sports);
    • reeducar gait;
    • guiding clients, patients, family members and caregivers;
    • perform acupuncture evaluation;
    • interpret epidemiological indicators and accident and incident rates;
    • request material replacement;
    • provide consultancy;
    • demonstrate perception ability;
    • participate in the implementation of public health policies;
    • elaborate selection processes;
    • mediate clinical meetings;
    • monitoring clinical evolution;

    Sectors that hire Work physiotherapist the most in the job market

    • temporary labor lease
    • physical therapy activities
    • infrastructure providing support and assistance activities for patients at home
    • technical expertise services related to occupational safety
    • refrigerator - cattle slaughter
    • general public administration
    • outpatient medical activity restricted to consultations
    • other professional, scientific and technical activities
    • hospital care activities
    • associative activities

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