Physical Therapy Schools In Connecticut

Physical Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited physical therapy schools in Connecticut. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physical therapy in the state of Connecticut, which encompasses physical therapy training at the physical therapy phd degree level.


Schools

  1. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Connecticut 3,420
National 180,280

Of all of the physical therapy professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Connecticut

3,030 3,220 3,270 3,510 3,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy is a growing field in Connecticut. There were 390 more physical therapy professionals working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Connecticut, this field has grown by 13% in four years. This growth is slower than the change in the number of physical therapy professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of physical therapy professionals has grown by 15% from 2006 to 2010.

Physical Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$71,440 $72,010 $79,540 $79,250 $81,790
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physical therapy professionals are growing in Connecticut. In 2006 physical therapy professionals made a mean salary of $71,440 per year, and in 2010 they made $81,790 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$59,870
25th percentile
$67,390
50th percentile
$78,460
75th percentile
$90,260
90th percentile
$105,680

Thus, physical therapy professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Connecticut, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of physical therapy. The pay differential between the highest paid physical therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 77%

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Physical Therapy
$81,790
Physical Therapy Assistant
$41,350
Sports Medicine
$55,228

In Connecticut, physical therapy professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total7

As the number of physical therapy professionals is increasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited physical therapy schools in Connecticut state is decreasing. In Connecticut, there were 174 graduates in 2006. And there were 99 graduates from physical therapy courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 43% percent decrease in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut. 57% of these graduates received a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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