What is the average salary for a Physical Therapist?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Physical Therapist is $82,180. Salaries start from $56,280 and go up to $113,340. Please note that the average salary for a Physical Therapist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Physical Therapists in United States earn:

$113,340
Senior

The top 25% of Physical Therapists in United States earn:

$93,820
Experienced

The middle 50% of Physical Therapists in United States earn:

$81,030
Junior

The bottom 25% of Physical Therapists in United States earn:

$67,700
Starting

The bottom 10% of Physical Therapists in United States earn:

$56,280

Historical salary

Physical Therapist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Physical Therapist Salary in Nevada 115,220 1
Physical Therapist Salary in Alaska 96,800 2
Physical Therapist Salary in California 91,330 3
Physical Therapist Salary in Texas 90,890 4
Physical Therapist Salary in New Jersey 90,750 5
Physical Therapist Salary in Maryland 87,190 6
Physical Therapist Salary in New Mexico 84,710 7
Physical Therapist Salary in Connecticut 84,300 8
Physical Therapist Salary in Mississippi 83,700 9
Physical Therapist Salary in Alabama 83,460 10
Physical Therapist Salary in District of Columbia 83,090 11
Physical Therapist Salary in Virginia 83,090 12
Physical Therapist Salary in Florida 82,980 13
Physical Therapist Salary in Kentucky 82,920 14
Physical Therapist Salary in Washington 82,650 15
Physical Therapist Salary in United States 82,180 16
Physical Therapist Salary in West Virginia 81,900 17
Physical Therapist Salary in Delaware 81,850 18
Physical Therapist Salary in Massachusetts 81,810 19
Physical Therapist Salary in Utah 81,470 20
Physical Therapist Salary in Ohio 81,370 21
Physical Therapist Salary in Indiana 80,970 22
Physical Therapist Salary in Arizona 80,950 23
Physical Therapist Salary in Iowa 80,880 24
Physical Therapist Salary in Michigan 80,820 25
Physical Therapist Salary in Georgia 80,770 26
Physical Therapist Salary in Hawaii 80,080 27
Physical Therapist Salary in Tennessee 79,900 28
Physical Therapist Salary in Rhode Island 79,800 29
Physical Therapist Salary in New York 79,670 30
Physical Therapist Salary in Pennsylvania 79,010 31
Physical Therapist Salary in Oregon 79,000 32
Physical Therapist Salary in Wyoming 78,990 33
Physical Therapist Salary in Maine 78,890 34
Physical Therapist Salary in North Carolina 78,820 35
Physical Therapist Salary in Wisconsin 78,660 36
Physical Therapist Salary in Louisiana 78,330 37
Physical Therapist Salary in Illinois 77,300 38
Physical Therapist Salary in Idaho 77,160 39
Physical Therapist Salary in Arkansas 77,040 40
Physical Therapist Salary in Oklahoma 76,920 41
Physical Therapist Salary in Minnesota 76,560 42
Physical Therapist Salary in South Carolina 76,480 43
Physical Therapist Salary in New Hampshire 76,130 44
Physical Therapist Salary in Kansas 75,430 45
Physical Therapist Salary in Nebraska 74,810 46
Physical Therapist Salary in Missouri 74,710 47
Physical Therapist Salary in Colorado 74,150 48
Physical Therapist Salary in Vermont 72,250 49
Physical Therapist Salary in South Dakota 69,660 50
Physical Therapist Salary in Montana 68,850 51
Physical Therapist Salary in North Dakota 67,880 52
Physical Therapist Salary in Puerto Rico 39,600 53

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics