Physical Therapy Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

The city of Atlanta has 2 schools where physical therapy faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy academic community in Atlanta, and the future trends. Academia in physical therapy includes physical therapy training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Physical Therapy
  • PhD degree in Physical Therapy


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Physical Therapy Employment

Atlanta 1,840
Georgia 3,720

Exactly 1,840 of the 3,720 physical therapy professionals employed in Georgia, work in Atlanta. Between 2006 and 2010, in Atlanta, there has been a 4% growth in the number of physical therapy professionals. Overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Physical Therapy employment growth

3,200 3,600 3,690 3,820 3,720
1,770 1,880 1,790 1,940 1,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Physical Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$67,890 $74,090 $76,050 $75,630 $74,730
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

As the number of physical therapy professionals in Atlanta has grown, salaries for physical therapy professionals have also increased. In 2010 Atlanta physical therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $74,730. Four years earlier in 2006, physical therapy professionals in Atlanta made an average salary of $67,890 per year. The growth in the salary of physical therapy professionals in Atlanta is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$54,040
25th percentile
$65,380
50th percentile
$76,640
75th percentile
$87,450
90th percentile
$94,320

Physical therapy professionals in Atlanta earn a median salary of $76,640 per year. The 10% of physical therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $54,040 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $94,320 per year.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Physical Therapy Assistant
$34,670
Sports Medicine
$47,053
Physical Therapy
$74,730

On average physical therapy professionals in Atlanta earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Atlanta.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy schools in Atlanta

2

There are 2 accredited physical therapy schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's physical therapy professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Physical Therapy Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in physical therapy offered by Atlanta's physical therapy schools.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
82
Certificate
0
Total82

In 2010 approximately 82 students graduated from physical therapy courses.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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