Physical Therapy Schools In Delaware

In Delaware, there is only one accredited school where physical therapy classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy and physical therapy training in Delaware, which includes physical therapy training at the physical therapy phd degree level.


  1. University of Delaware

    Newark, Delaware 19716

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Delaware 590
National 180,280

Approximately 0% of the country's physical therapy professionals work in Delaware state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Delaware

450 470 510 600 590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy professionals is growing in Delaware. There were 140 more physical therapy professionals working in Delaware in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physical therapy professionals has grown by 31%. This growth is faster than the national trend for physical therapy professionals which shows a 15% increase in the number of physical therapy professionals working around the nation.

Physical Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$63,770 $69,730 $77,990 $82,450 $86,360
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physical therapy professionals is growing, the salaries paid to physical therapy professionals are increasing in Delaware. The mean salary for physical therapy professionals in 2006 was $63,770 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $86,360 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Delaware

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 26%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Delaware state, within the field of physical therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physical therapy professionals earn 108% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Delaware

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine

In Delaware, physical therapy professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited physical therapy school in Delaware is decreasing. In Delaware, there were 31 graduates in 2006. And there were 30 graduates from physical therapy courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 3% percent decrease in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Delaware. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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