Physical Therapy Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

Physical Therapy faculty can choose to work at one of 2 physical therapy schools in Chicago. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy and physical therapy education in Chicago, which includes physical therapy training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy
  • PhD degree in Physical Therapy


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Physical Therapy Employment

Chicago 5,590
Illinois 8,130

Exactly 5,590 of Illinois' 8,130 physical therapy professionals work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chicago, there has been a 31% growth in the number of physical therapy professionals. Overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Physical Therapy employment growth

6,340 6,710 6,940 7,740 8,130
4,270 4,540 4,540 5,200 5,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Physical Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$69,400 $77,760 $82,810 $81,820 $80,710
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

In Chicago, salaries for physical therapy professionals have increased. Chicago physical therapy professionals made $80,710 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, physical therapy professionals in Chicago made an average salary of $69,400 per year. The growth in the salary of physical therapy professionals in Chicago is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
$51,040
25th percentile
$64,930
50th percentile
$79,950
75th percentile
$95,500
90th percentile
$118,170

Physical therapy professionals in Chicago earn a median salary of $79,950 per year. The 10% of physical therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $51,040 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $118,170 per year.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Chicago

Physical Therapy Assistant
$37,810
Sports Medicine
$50,438
Physical Therapy
$80,710

Physical therapy professional salaries in Chicago are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy schools in Chicago

2

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

Physical Therapy Programs Offered In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total2

Chicago's physical therapy schools offer 2 physical therapy degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Degrees In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
36
Certificate
0
Total38

In 2010 approximately 38 students graduated from physical therapy courses.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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