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Physical Therapists Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of physical therapists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare physical therapists salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Physical Therapists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,280
25th Percentile Wage
$69,450
50th Percentile Wage
$85,780
75th Percentile Wage
$102,340
90th Percentile Wage
$120,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) physical therapists is $120,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $85,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid physical therapists is $47,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of physical therapists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$85,780
5.40% 14.58%
2016
$81,150
3.06% -
2015
$78,670
9.80% -
2014
$70,960
-1.66% -
2013
$72,140
-1.57% -
2012
$73,270
- -

Compare Physical Therapists Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of physical therapists in four industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for physical therapists occupations is the performing arts, spectator sports, and related industries industry with an annual salary $97,280. The lowest paying industry is the fitness and recreational sports centers industry (annual salary $82,510). For detailed physical therapists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$97,280
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$82,510
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$82,510
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$82,510

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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