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Physical Therapists Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,520
25th Percentile Wage
$65,380
50th Percentile Wage
$75,610
75th Percentile Wage
$88,700
90th Percentile Wage
$100,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.17
25th Percentile Wage
$31.43
50th Percentile Wage
$36.35
75th Percentile Wage
$42.65
90th Percentile Wage
$48.31

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical therapists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.31. The median hourly salary is $36.35. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.17.

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
201675,610-1.12%4.11%
201576,4601.44%-
201475,3601.46%-
201374,2602.37%-
201272,500--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physical therapists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapists in state of Missouri ranges from $69,320 to $84,830. The highest paying area for physical therapists in Missouri is Springfield with a median annual salary of $84,830. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $82,730). The lowest paying area is St Joseph with a median annual salary of $69,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$84,830
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$82,730
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$80,420
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$80,020
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$79,520
Joplin
$78,300
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$76,240
Kansas City
$75,870
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$75,420
St Louis
$74,410
Columbia
$74,230
Jefferson City
$69,590
St Joseph
$69,320



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