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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Physical Therapists in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,120
25th Percentile Wage
$66,440
50th Percentile Wage
$81,650
75th Percentile Wage
$96,350
90th Percentile Wage
$106,740

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 $106,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,120.

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
$81,650
0.02% 0.72%
2016
$81,630
-1.57% -
2015
$82,910
0.99% -
2014
$82,090
0.11% -
2013
$82,000
1.15% -
2012
$81,060
- -

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 $81,650 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 8.0 percent (8.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Bowling Green and 18.8 percent (18.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Evansville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bowling Green
$88,770
Owensboro
$87,030
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$86,580
Lexington-Fayette
$85,690
Elizabethtown
$82,950
Louisville-Jefferson County
$81,650
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$79,670
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$77,490
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$76,280
Evansville
$66,270



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