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Physical Therapists Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,240
25th Percentile Wage
$69,120
50th Percentile Wage
$82,090
75th Percentile Wage
$99,490
90th Percentile Wage
$118,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,240.

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
$82,090
1.05% 6.64%
2016
$81,230
-0.58% -
2015
$81,700
1.60% -
2014
$80,390
3.53% -
2013
$77,550
1.17% -
2012
$76,640
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Physical Therapists in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physical therapists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapists in state of New York ranges from $70,950 to $91,350. The highest paying area for physical therapists in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $91,350. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Nassau-Suffolk (mean annual salary $87,690). The lowest paying area is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $70,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$91,350
Nassau-Suffolk
$87,690
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$86,650
Binghamton
$84,440
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$81,350
Kingston
$79,220
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$77,220
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$76,730
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$76,260
Syracuse
$75,490
Utica-Rome
$75,250
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$75,110
Rochester
$74,280
Glens Falls
$73,890
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$72,770
Elmira
$72,540
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$71,220
Ithaca
$70,950




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