Physical Therapy Schools In Washington DC

There are 2 accredited physical therapy schools in Washington DC for faculty who teach physical therapy classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy academic community in Washington DC, and the future trends in physical therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Washington DC 360
National 180,280

Of all of the physical therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Washington DC

380 420 300 280 360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, the field of physical therapy is shrinking. In 2010 there were 20 less physical therapy professionals working in Washington DC than there were in 2006. Thus, in Washington DC, this field has shrunk by 5% in four years. This decline 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 Washington DC

$62,030 $66,290 $67,710 $83,300 $84,510
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physical therapy professionals is declining, the salaries paid to physical therapy professionals are increasing in Washington DC. Physical therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $62,030 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $84,510 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$54,710
25th percentile
$64,230
50th percentile
$79,020
75th percentile
$97,000
90th percentile
$125,520

This represents a growth in salaries of 27%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of physical therapy, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid physical therapy professionals earning 129% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Washington DC state.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Physical Therapy
$84,510
Physical Therapy Assistant
$37,980
Sports Medicine
$55,890

Physical therapy professionals in Washington DC earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

As the number of physical therapy professionals is decreasing in Washington DC state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physical therapy schools in Washington DC state is increasing. In 2006, 57 students graduated from physical therapy courses in Washington DC. And in 2010, 74 students graduated.

This represents a 30% increase in the number of physical therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Washington DC state. 33% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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