The field of physical therapy has increased in popularity over the years. The future of the occupation looks bright as well. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, the employment of physical therapists is expected to grow 28% from 2016 to 2026, considered much faster than the average for all occupations.
According to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment Statistics, as of 2018, the average annual wage of physical therapists is $88,880. However, physical therapy salaries aren’t this high in every state. In some states, the average annual income is as much as $10,000 less. Depending on where you live, your income as a physical therapist will vary in accordance. Below you’ll find the full breakdown below of where physical therapy incomes are the lowest, and where their incomes are the highest.
- Exercise & Rehab
- Sports Medicine
- Pain Management
- Practice Management