Physical Therapists Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,620
25th Percentile Wage
$71,750
50th Percentile Wage
$84,870
75th Percentile Wage
$100,370
90th Percentile Wage
$118,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,620.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.14
25th Percentile Wage
$34.49
50th Percentile Wage
$40.79
75th Percentile Wage
$48.25
90th Percentile Wage
$57.14

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical therapists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.14. The median hourly salary is $40.79. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.14.

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
201684,8704.60%4.96%
201580,970-1.05%-
201481,8201.98%-
201380,200-0.57%-
201280,660--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physical therapists in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapists in state of Georgia ranges from $48,930 to $93,560. The highest paying area for physical therapists in Georgia is Dalton with a median annual salary of $93,560. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is East Georgia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $93,240). The lowest paying area is Albany with a median annual salary of $48,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dalton
$93,560
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$93,240
Valdosta
$93,180
Macon
$93,070
Gainesville
$89,190
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$87,580
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$86,570
Rome
$86,080
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$84,930
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$84,830
Columbus
$84,010
Athens-Clarke County
$81,370
Savannah
$78,140
Warner Robins
$71,100
Albany
$48,930


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