Physical Therapists Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for physical therapists in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physical therapists among Arizona 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$122,510
75th Percentile Wage
$96,900
50th Percentile Wage
$79,740
25th Percentile Wage
$66,130
10th Percentile Wage
$48,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,410.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$58.90
75th Percentile Wage
$46.59
50th Percentile Wage
$38.34
25th Percentile Wage
$31.79
10th Percentile Wage
$23.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical therapists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.90. The median hourly salary is $38.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.27.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $79,740 3.60%
2013 $76,970 -0.35%
2012 $77,240 -1.82%
2011 $78,670 0.41%
2010 $78,350 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for physical therapists in state of Arizona from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 1.77%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -0.35%.We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 0.41% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-1.82%).

Table 4. Average Physical Therapists Wage in Arizona vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Physical Therapists
$79,740
Radiation Therapists
$82,340
Recreational Therapists
$38,250
Respiratory Therapists
$53,280
Speech-Language Pathologists
$66,800
Exercise Physiologists
$51,860
Other Therapists
$68,370

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Physical Therapists in Arizona Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of physical therapists in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapists in state of Arizona ranges from $78,450 to $129,140. The highest paying area for physical therapists in Arizona is Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $129,140. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Lake Havasu City-Kingman (mean annual salary $111,920). The lowest paying area is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $78,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$129,140
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$111,920
Tucson
$82,730
Prescott
$79,970
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$78,730
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$78,450

Physical Therapists Salary by State

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