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Therapists Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of therapists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare therapists salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Therapists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,240
25th Percentile Wage
$58,840
50th Percentile Wage
$79,360
75th Percentile Wage
$103,050
90th Percentile Wage
$121,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for therapists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) therapists is $121,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid therapists is $43,240.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of therapists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,360
8.78% 1.90%
2016
$72,390
-6.63% -
2015
$77,190
0.40% -
2014
$76,880
-3.80% -
2013
$79,800
2.44% -
2012
$77,850
- -

Compare Therapists Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of therapists in five industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for therapists occupations is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry with an annual salary $88,980. The lowest paying industry is the other professional, scientific, and technical services industry (annual salary $58,310). For detailed therapists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$88,980
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$79,360
Scientific Research and Development Services
$72,950
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$72,480
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$58,310

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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