Physical Therapy Salaries
How much do physical therapists make? Physical therapy salaries can vary widely based on a variety of factors, including experience, industry, and location. In the United States, the best-paid 10% of physical therapists earn more than $119,790, while the least-paid 10% earn less than $57,060. The mean salary for physical therapists in Oregon is $81,480, slightly lower than the mean salary of $85,790 for physical therapists across the entire United States. The positive job outlook for physical therapy practitioners may cause salaries to continue to increase.
The table below compares mean salaries in Oregon and in the U.S. overall for various physical therapy positions:
|Occupation||Oregon Annual Mean Salary||U.S. Annual Mean Salary||Difference|
|Physical Therapist Assistants||$53,950||$55,250||-$1,300|
|Physical Therapist Aides||$28,520||$27,440||$1,080|
U.S. Mean Annual Wage for Physical Therapists (USD)
Source: Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, Bureau of Labor Statistics