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Physical Therapists Salary Information in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of physical therapists in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of physical therapists in Louisville-Jefferson County is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Physical Therapists in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,540
25th Percentile Wage
$64,260
50th Percentile Wage
$81,630
75th Percentile Wage
$95,440
90th Percentile Wage
$104,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $52,540.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.26
25th Percentile Wage
$30.90
50th Percentile Wage
$39.24
75th Percentile Wage
$45.89
90th Percentile Wage
$50.12

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical therapists in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $50.12. The median hourly salary is $39.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.26.

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
201681,630-1.57%0.70%
201582,9100.99%-
201482,0900.11%-
201382,0001.15%-
201281,060--

Table 3. Compare Physical Therapists Salary in Louisville-Jefferson County with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $81,630 in Louisville-Jefferson County is in the middle of salary range for physical therapists in state of Kentucky. In comparison, the annual salary of physical therapists in Louisville-Jefferson County is 11.0 percent (11.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Bowling Green and 14.8 percent (14.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bowling Green
$91,770
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$89,400
Elizabethtown
$84,070
Owensboro
$83,210
Lexington-Fayette
$82,730
Louisville-Jefferson County
$81,630
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$77,630
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$76,830
Evansville
$74,200
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$69,520

See also: Top paying jobs in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky.