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Physical Therapists Salary Information in Rhode Island

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Physical Therapists in Rhode Island

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$110,480
75th Percentile Wage
$90,680
50th Percentile Wage
$77,280
25th Percentile Wage
$67,550
10th Percentile Wage
$58,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $110,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,690.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$53.12
75th Percentile Wage
$43.60
50th Percentile Wage
$37.15
25th Percentile Wage
$32.47
10th Percentile Wage
$28.22

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical therapists in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $53.12. The median hourly salary is $37.15. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.22.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $77,280 0.27%
2013 $77,070 -5.00%
2012 $81,130 1.59%
2011 $79,860 -0.63%
2010 $80,370 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for physical therapists in state of Rhode Island from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -5.00%.We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 1.59% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -0.63%.

Table 4. Average Physical Therapists Wage in Rhode Island vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Physical Therapists
$77,280
Radiation Therapists
$97,780
Recreational Therapists
$33,480
Respiratory Therapists
$62,010
Speech-Language Pathologists
$76,860
Other Therapists
$73,880
Veterinarians
$113,100

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Physical Therapists in Rhode Island Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of physical therapists in some Rhode Island cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapists in state of Rhode Island ranges from $79,250 to $85,340. The highest paying area for physical therapists in Rhode Island is Norwich-New London with a median annual salary of $85,340. The lowest paying area is Providence-Fall River-Warwick with a median annual salary of $79,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Norwich-New London
$85,340
Providence-Fall River-Warwick
$79,250

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