Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2009

29-1129 Therapists, All Other

All therapists not listed separately.

National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
State profile for this occupation
Metropolitan area profile for this occupation


National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
13,440 4.3 % $26.16 $54,400 1.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.66 $18.23 $24.70 $31.96 $39.90
Annual Wage (2) $28,400 $37,920 $51,370 $66,470 $82,980


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 3,670 $26.18 $54,460
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 2,400 $22.41 $46,610
Individual and Family Services 1,290 $25.88 $53,820
Offices of Physicians 760 $35.42 $73,680
State Government (OES Designation) 670 $27.37 $56,930

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Offices of Physicians 760 $35.42 $73,680
Elementary and Secondary Schools 590 $31.50 $65,520
Local Government (OES Designation) (8) $31.02 $64,530
Community Care Facilities for the Elderly 40 $30.58 $63,600
Home Health Care Services 360 $29.23 $60,790


State profile for this occupation: Top

States with the highest published employment concentrations and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all States with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

States with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Employment per thousand workers
Illinois 1,830 $21.68 $45,090 0.320
Wisconsin 740 $28.12 $58,500 0.276
New Hampshire 150 $24.39 $50,730 0.246
Florida 1,800 $30.97 $64,430 0.245
Michigan 810 $26.78 $55,700 0.209

Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Employment per thousand workers
Nevada 120 $34.84 $72,470 0.103
Kentucky 280 $34.48 $71,720 0.161
New York 650 $32.90 $68,440 0.077
Connecticut 100 $32.01 $66,570 0.062
Hawaii 30 $31.17 $64,830 0.054


Metropolitan area profile for this occupation: Top

Metropolitan areas with the highest published employment concentrations and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all Metropolitan areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Employment per thousand workers
La Crosse, WI-MN 150 $29.16 $60,660 2.153
Tallahassee, FL 90 $23.50 $48,870 0.528
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 500 $36.83 $76,600 0.513
Rockford, IL 70 $22.92 $47,680 0.472
Gainesville, FL 50 $29.76 $61,890 0.396

Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Employment per thousand workers
Orlando-Kissimmee, FL (8) $40.77 $84,800 (8)
Lexington-Fayette, KY 50 $37.19 $77,350 0.206
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 500 $36.83 $76,600 0.513
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 430 $36.48 $75,870 0.085
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 40 $35.61 $74,070 0.042


About May 2009 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia. The top five employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

Percentile wage estimates show the percentage of workers in an occupation that earn less than a given wage and the percentage that earn more. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2009 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2009 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2009 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2009 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Download May 2009 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates in Zipped XLS files

Technical Notes

Last Modified Date: May 14, 2010

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