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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 amongst Missouri 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 Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,040
25th Percentile Wage
$67,450
50th Percentile Wage
$78,430
75th Percentile Wage
$92,960
90th Percentile Wage
$103,430

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 $103,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,040.

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
$78,430
3.60% 7.56%
2016
$75,610
-1.12% -
2015
$76,460
1.44% -
2014
$75,360
1.46% -
2013
$74,260
2.37% -
2012
$72,500
- -

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 $69,010 to $88,620. The highest paying area for physical therapists in Missouri is Springfield with a median annual salary of $88,620. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $84,930). The lowest paying area is Jefferson City with a median annual salary of $69,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$88,620
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$84,930
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$84,110
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$83,820
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$83,090
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$82,630
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$81,900
Joplin
$81,330
Columbia
$79,640
St Louis
$77,220
St Joseph
$76,640
Kansas City
$75,680
Jefferson City
$69,010




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