Physical Therapists Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for physical therapists in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physical therapists among Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Physical Therapists in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,750
25th Percentile Wage
$68,560
50th Percentile Wage
$86,130
75th Percentile Wage
$102,070
90th Percentile Wage
$121,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.32
25th Percentile Wage
$32.96
50th Percentile Wage
$41.41
75th Percentile Wage
$49.07
90th Percentile Wage
$58.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical therapists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.47. The median hourly salary is $41.41. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.32.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of physical therapists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201686,130-0.80%7.21%
201586,8202.79%-
201484,4001.65%-
201383,0103.72%-
201279,920--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Physical Therapists in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physical therapists in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapists in state of Alabama ranges from $62,720 to $97,210. The highest paying area for physical therapists in Alabama is Dothan with a median annual salary of $97,210. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Gadsden (mean annual salary $94,890). The lowest paying area is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dothan
$97,210
Gadsden
$94,890
Huntsville
$94,470
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$88,790
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$88,660
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$88,660
Mobile
$87,330
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$86,770
Auburn-Opelika
$85,600
Montgomery
$84,660
Birmingham-Hoover
$83,900
Tuscaloosa
$83,570
Decatur
$82,370
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$62,720


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