Physical Therapists | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Physical Therapists (29-1123)

Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 525 567 8 10 13 27
United States 247700 301900 0.0 5000 6400 16900
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2021 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 44.67 29.77 37.38 45.97 49.00 61.11
Alaska 46.63 18.73 38.00 47.99 49.22 61.76
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 45.65 18.42 37.66 47.91 49.05 61.62
Fairbanks North Star Borough 44.91 29.80 37.92 47.91 48.59 61.24
Balance of State 50.57 37.08 46.21 48.56 58.20 73.43

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.