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Access data on salaries, demographics, and other physical therapy workforce information.

APTA is set to release a new workforce report in the fall of 2020.

Below are the most recent current reports with data on salaries, demographics, and patient visits by setting.

Demographics

Physical Therapist Demographic Profile: 2016-2017
APTA surveyed association members to compile a demographic profile for physical therapists. A new demographic survey is in development.

Physical Therapist Assistant Demographic Profile: 2016-2017
APTA surveyed association members to compile a demographic profile for physical therapist assistants. A new demographic survey is in development.

Licensure

Physical Therapist Licensure by State: 2019
This data includes the number of PT licenses issued, as reported by FSBPT, per 100,000 people in each state.

Physical Therapist Assistant Licensure by State: 2019
This data includes the number of PTA licenses issued, as reported by FSBPT, per 100,000 people in each state.

Projections

Projecting the Supply and Demand of Physical Therapists Through 2025
This model, using data from 2016, shows varying projections for physical therapist supply and demand based on attrition rates of 3.5%, 2.5%, or 1.5%.

HRSA: Allied Health Workforce Projections
The National Center for Health Workforce Analysis provides updated projections for allied health professionals involved with the delivery of health or related services.

Salaries

Physical Therapist Median Income: 2016
Salary data for physical therapists by geographic region, employment setting, years of experience, highest earned academic degree, and sex.

Physical Therapist Assistant Median Income: 2016
Salary data for physical therapist assistants by geographic region, employment setting, years of experience, highest earned academic degree, and sex.

Patient Types and Time Management

Practice Profile: 2016-2017
This report presents data on the number of patients seen by therapists and the number of patient visits as a measure of productivity.