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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Physical Therapists in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,590
25th Percentile Wage
$66,720
50th Percentile Wage
$77,250
75th Percentile Wage
$92,590
90th Percentile Wage
$105,510

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 $105,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,590.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.73
25th Percentile Wage
$32.08
50th Percentile Wage
$37.14
75th Percentile Wage
$44.51
90th Percentile Wage
$50.73

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical therapists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $50.73. The median hourly salary is $37.14. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.73.

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
201677,2500.14%3.52%
201577,1403.15%-
201474,710-0.99%-
201375,4501.22%-
201274,530--

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 $68,950 to $88,200. The highest paying area for physical therapists in Iowa is Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $88,200. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $82,690). The lowest paying area is Dubuque with a median annual salary of $68,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$88,200
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$82,690
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$79,760
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$79,690
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$78,740
Iowa City
$76,550
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$75,380
Cedar Rapids
$75,200
Ames
$73,390
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$71,730
Dubuque
$68,950


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