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Physical Therapists Salary Information in North Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for physical therapists in the state of North Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physical therapists among North Dakota 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$90,620
75th Percentile Wage
$79,150
50th Percentile Wage
$69,630
25th Percentile Wage
$59,860
10th Percentile Wage
$53,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,260.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$43.57
75th Percentile Wage
$38.04
50th Percentile Wage
$33.47
25th Percentile Wage
$28.78
10th Percentile Wage
$25.61

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical therapists in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.57. The median hourly salary is $33.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.61.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $69,630 1.77%
2013 $68,420 2.17%
2012 $66,970 3.36%
2011 $64,790 0.62%
2010 $64,390 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for physical therapists in state of North Dakota from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 8.14%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.17%. We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.36% in the year 2012 and a small increase of 0.62% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Physical Therapists Wage in North Dakota vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Physical Therapists
$69,630
Radiation Therapists
$63,580
Recreational Therapists
$35,670
Respiratory Therapists
$48,780
Speech-Language Pathologists
$57,710
Other Therapists
$47,220
Veterinarians
$76,950

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Physical Therapists in North Dakota Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of physical therapists in some North Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapists in state of North Dakota ranges from $62,860 to $76,240. The highest paying area for physical therapists in North Dakota is West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $76,240. The second highest paying city/area in North Dakota State is Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $75,780). The lowest paying area is Bismarck with a median annual salary of $62,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$76,240
Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$75,780
Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$72,120
Fargo
$71,850
Grand Forks
$71,730
East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$71,310
Bismarck
$62,860

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