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Physical Therapists Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for physical therapists in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physical therapists among New Jersey 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Physical Therapists in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,260
25th Percentile Wage
$84,210
50th Percentile Wage
$97,710
75th Percentile Wage
$116,160
90th Percentile Wage
$130,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $71,260.

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
$97,710
1.79% 9.65%
2016
$95,960
2.56% -
2015
$93,500
3.22% -
2014
$90,490
1.62% -
2013
$89,020
0.83% -
2012
$88,280
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Physical Therapists in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physical therapists in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapists in state of New Jersey ranges from $78,280 to $98,640. The highest paying area for physical therapists in New Jersey is Camden with a median annual salary of $98,640. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Edison-New Brunswick (mean annual salary $95,520). The lowest paying area is Ocean City with a median annual salary of $78,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Camden
$98,640
Edison-New Brunswick
$95,520
Trenton-Ewing
$93,670
Wilmington
$92,760
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$91,560
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$91,140
Ocean City
$78,280




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