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What Is the Average Physical Therapist Salary by State

State Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Nevada $104,975 $8,747 $2,018 $50.47
Massachusetts $104,422 $8,701 $2,008 $50.20
Alaska $100,617 $8,384 $1,934 $48.37
Washington $97,033 $8,086 $1,866 $46.65
New York $94,443 $7,870 $1,816 $45.41
Maryland $93,965 $7,830 $1,807 $45.18
Virginia $91,113 $7,592 $1,752 $43.80
Colorado $89,393 $7,449 $1,719 $42.98
New Hampshire $89,244 $7,437 $1,716 $42.91
Nebraska $88,670 $7,389 $1,705 $42.63
Delaware $88,101 $7,341 $1,694 $42.36
Hawaii $87,893 $7,324 $1,690 $42.26
California $87,818 $7,318 $1,688 $42.22
Idaho $87,766 $7,313 $1,687 $42.20
South Carolina $87,535 $7,294 $1,683 $42.08
Arkansas $86,556 $7,213 $1,664 $41.61
Vermont $85,694 $7,141 $1,647 $41.20
Kentucky $85,279 $7,106 $1,639 $41.00
Tennessee $84,409 $7,034 $1,623 $40.58
Oklahoma $84,025 $7,002 $1,615 $40.40
Michigan $83,743 $6,978 $1,610 $40.26
Connecticut $83,708 $6,975 $1,609 $40.24
Rhode Island $83,565 $6,963 $1,607 $40.18
Maine $83,029 $6,919 $1,596 $39.92
Arizona $82,732 $6,894 $1,591 $39.78
Oregon $82,689 $6,890 $1,590 $39.75
Wyoming $82,583 $6,881 $1,588 $39.70
Minnesota $82,343 $6,861 $1,583 $39.59
Montana $82,135 $6,844 $1,579 $39.49
New Jersey $81,891 $6,824 $1,574 $39.37
Illinois $81,845 $6,820 $1,573 $39.35
North Dakota $81,216 $6,768 $1,561 $39.05
Missouri $81,151 $6,762 $1,560 $39.01
Indiana $80,612 $6,717 $1,550 $38.76
West Virginia $79,707 $6,642 $1,532 $38.32
Texas $78,184 $6,515 $1,503 $37.59
Wisconsin $77,660 $6,471 $1,493 $37.34
Pennsylvania $77,444 $6,453 $1,489 $37.23
Ohio $77,083 $6,423 $1,482 $37.06
South Dakota $76,928 $6,410 $1,479 $36.99
Iowa $76,180 $6,348 $1,465 $36.63
Utah $74,856 $6,238 $1,439 $35.99
New Mexico $73,672 $6,139 $1,416 $35.42
North Carolina $73,381 $6,115 $1,411 $35.28
Kansas $72,866 $6,072 $1,401 $35.03
Alabama $72,649 $6,054 $1,397 $34.93
Mississippi $72,238 $6,019 $1,389 $34.73
Florida $71,231 $5,935 $1,369 $34.25
Georgia $66,926 $5,577 $1,287 $32.18
Louisiana $65,663 $5,471 $1,262 $31.57

Top 50 Highest Paying States for Physical Therapist Jobs in the U.S.

We’ve identified six states where the typical salary for a Physical Therapist job is above the national average. Topping the list is Nevada, with Massachusetts and Alaska close behind in second and third. Alaska beats the national average by 9.1%, and Nevada furthers that trend with another $12,766 (13.8%) above the $92,209.

With only a handful of states paying above the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by moving to a new locationas a Physical Therapist is a decision to make with some caution. Factoring in cost of living expenses should be considered as well.

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