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Physical Therapists Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for physical therapists in the state of Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physical therapists among Virginia 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,670
25th Percentile Wage
$73,740
50th Percentile Wage
$88,960
75th Percentile Wage
$103,870
90th Percentile Wage
$124,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $63,670.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.61
25th Percentile Wage
$35.45
50th Percentile Wage
$42.77
75th Percentile Wage
$49.94
90th Percentile Wage
$59.62

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical therapists in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.62. The median hourly salary is $42.77. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.61.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of physical therapists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201688,9605.24%7.81%
201584,3000.69%-
201483,7202.76%-
201381,410-0.74%-
201282,010--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Physical Therapists in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physical therapists in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapists in state of Virginia ranges from $76,050 to $101,550. The highest paying area for physical therapists in Virginia is Harrisonburg with a median annual salary of $101,550. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol (mean annual salary $93,100). The lowest paying area is Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $76,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Harrisonburg
$101,550
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$93,100
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$92,670
Lynchburg
$90,550
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$89,830
Roanoke
$87,640
Richmond
$86,170
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$85,550
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$83,710
Charlottesville
$83,660
Danville
$79,590
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$77,940
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$76,050


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