Physical Therapists Salary Information in Iowa

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,810
25th Percentile Wage
$67,390
50th Percentile Wage
$79,550
75th Percentile Wage
$95,660
90th Percentile Wage
$112,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,810.

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
$79,550
2.89% 6.31%
2016
$77,250
0.14% -
2015
$77,140
3.15% -
2014
$74,710
-0.99% -
2013
$75,450
1.22% -
2012
$74,530
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physical therapists in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapists in state of Iowa ranges from $69,490 to $94,090. The highest paying area for physical therapists in Iowa is Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $94,090. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Ames (mean annual salary $91,980). The lowest paying area is Dubuque with a median annual salary of $69,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$94,090
Ames
$91,980
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$84,230
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$83,760
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$83,270
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$81,060
Iowa City
$80,460
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$80,400
Cedar Rapids
$77,520
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$73,500
Dubuque
$69,490




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