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Highest Paying Cities for Physical Therapists

The top 100 highest paying cities for physical therapists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of physical therapists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $132,190, Morristown, Tennessee is the highest paying city for physical therapists. It is followed by Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas (average annual salary $131,060). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of physical therapists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Physical Therapists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Morristown, Tennessee
$132,190
50
2 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$131,060
190
3 Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$129,140
40
4 Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$123,860
40
5 Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$112,990
140
6 Victoria, Texas
$110,510
120
7 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$110,140
200
8 Merced, California
$109,720
70
9 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$108,830
1,010
10 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$108,720
300
11 Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$108,110
100
12 Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$107,650
70
13 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$106,850
150
14 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$106,660
280
15 Salinas, California
$106,150
180
16 Corpus Christi, Texas
$106,100
330
17 Brunswick, Georgia
$104,390
30
18 Redding, California
$104,240
120
19 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$103,090
1,150
20 Fairbanks, Alaska
$102,850
60
21 Visalia-Porterville, California
$102,510
130
22 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$102,150
30
23 Yuba City, California
$102,110
40
24 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$101,730
60
25 Chico, California
$101,570
160
26 Dothan, Alabama
$101,480
110
27 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$101,090
60
28 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$101,010
40
29 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$100,690
240
30 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$100,330
70
31 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$100,270
1,090
32 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$100,110
1,850
33 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$99,670
1,030
34 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$99,640
60
35 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$99,460
220
36 Tyler, Texas
$99,040
190
37 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$99,020
30
38 Camden, New Jersey
$98,640
1,180
39 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$98,480
2,790
40 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$98,400
770
41 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$98,300
390
42 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$98,010
270
43 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$97,960
200
44 Alexandria, Louisiana
$97,910
80
45 Fresno, California
$97,800
680
46 Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$97,690
40
47 Williamsport, Pennsylvania
$97,670
70
48 Midland, Texas
$97,610
60
49 Hattiesburg, Mississippi
$97,380
50
50 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$97,200
70
51 Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$97,090
160
52 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas
$97,070
220
53 Napa, California
$97,030
50
54 Yuma, Arizona
$96,950
50
55 Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$96,720
150
56 Modesto, California
$96,600
260
57 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$96,450
1,170
58 Pocatello, Idaho
$96,310
40
59 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$96,130
250
60 Longview, Texas
$96,060
70
61 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$96,010
170
62 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$95,800
1,310
63 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$95,520
1,970
64 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$95,470
130
65 El Centro, California
$95,460
40
66 Springfield, Illinois
$95,360
270
67 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$95,360
140
68 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$95,220
2,000
69 Dayton, Ohio
$95,080
580
70 Gadsden, Alabama
$95,050
130
71 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$94,840
1,170
72 South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$94,730
120
73 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$94,680
40
74 North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$94,590
170
75 Carson City, Nevada
$94,470
70
76 Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$94,450
340
77 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$94,270
1,570
78 Walla Walla, USA
$94,260
40
79 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$94,090
190
80 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$94,090
120
81 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$94,090
250
82 Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$93,860
140
83 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$93,760
8,040
84 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$93,750
290
85 St George, Utah
$93,750
100
86 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$93,670
4,360
87 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$93,670
290
88 Dalton, Georgia
$93,560
200
89 Waco, Texas
$93,440
110
90 Longview, Washington
$93,410
50
91 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$93,360
1,510
92 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$93,140
5,870
93 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$93,100
6,040
94 Anniston-Oxford, Alabama
$93,060
30
95 Port St Lucie, Florida
$93,010
340
96 Yakima, Washington
$92,920
90
97 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$92,810
340
98 Wilmington, New Jersey
$92,760
720
99 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$92,760
70
100 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$92,750
60
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