Physical Therapists Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for physical therapists in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physical therapists amongst Florida 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,650
25th Percentile Wage
$72,160
50th Percentile Wage
$87,110
75th Percentile Wage
$100,430
90th Percentile Wage
$121,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of physical therapists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$87,110
1.83% 6.47%
2016
$85,520
2.28% -
2015
$83,570
1.90% -
2014
$81,980
0.34% -
2013
$81,700
0.28% -
2012
$81,470
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Physical Therapists in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physical therapists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapists in state of Florida ranges from $70,150 to $96,130. The highest paying area for physical therapists in Florida is Naples-Marco Island with a median annual salary of $96,130. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach (mean annual salary $94,840). The lowest paying area is Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin with a median annual salary of $70,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Naples-Marco Island
$96,130
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$94,840
Port St Lucie
$93,010
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$92,810
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$92,550
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$92,310
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$91,690
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$90,670
Tallahassee
$90,580
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$90,550
Ocala
$89,750
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$88,770
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$87,650
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$87,580
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$86,690
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$85,690
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$84,710
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$84,490
Gainesville
$83,430
Jacksonville
$81,040
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$78,640
Punta Gorda
$78,560
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$76,570
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$75,520
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$70,150




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