Physical Therapists Salary Information in Florida

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,650.

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
1.83% 6.47%
2.28% -
1.90% -
0.34% -
0.28% -
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physical therapists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapists in state of Florida ranges from $70,150 to $96,130. The highest paying area for physical therapists in Florida is Naples-Marco Island with a median annual salary of $96,130. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach (mean annual salary $94,840). The lowest paying area is Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin with a median annual salary of $70,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Naples-Marco Island
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
Port St Lucie
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
Sebastian-Vero Beach
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
Lakeland-Winter Haven
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
Punta Gorda
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin


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