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Physical Therapists Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for physical therapists in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physical therapists among Connecticut cities 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 Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$116,800
75th Percentile Wage
$95,730
50th Percentile Wage
$85,320
25th Percentile Wage
$73,460
10th Percentile Wage
$63,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $116,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $63,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$56.15
75th Percentile Wage
$46.02
50th Percentile Wage
$41.02
25th Percentile Wage
$35.32
10th Percentile Wage
$30.69

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical therapists in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.15. The median hourly salary is $41.02. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.69.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $85,320 3.31%
2013 $82,590 0.39%
2012 $82,270 3.73%
2011 $79,310 1.08%
2010 $78,460 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for physical therapists in state of Connecticut from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 8.74%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.39%. We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.73% in the year 2012 and a small increase of 1.08% in 2011.

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

OccupationAverage Wage
Physical Therapists
$85,320
Radiation Therapists
$95,330
Recreational Therapists
$49,070
Respiratory Therapists
$65,900
Speech-Language Pathologists
$83,540
Exercise Physiologists
$50,660
Other Therapists
$47,350

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

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of physical therapists in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapists in state of Connecticut ranges from $81,390 to $93,230. The highest paying area for physical therapists in Connecticut is Danbury with a median annual salary of $93,230. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk (mean annual salary $89,830). The lowest paying area is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford with a median annual salary of $81,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Danbury
$93,230
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$89,830
New Haven
$87,760
Waterbury
$84,500
Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$83,790
Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$81,690
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$81,390

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