Physical Therapy Schools In Idaho

Idaho has 4 accredited physical therapy schools where physical therapy faculty who teach physical therapy classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy academic community in Idaho, and the future trends in physical therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Idaho State University

    921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, Idaho 83209

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  2. North Idaho College

    1000 West Garden Avenue, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814-2199

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  3. Northwest Nazarene University

    623 S. Holly St, Nampa, Idaho 83686-5897

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  4. College of Southern Idaho

    315 Falls Ave., Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Idaho 940
National 180,280

Of all of the physical therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Idaho state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Idaho

790 810 840 870 940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy is a growing field in Idaho. 150 more physical therapy professionals were working in Idaho in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physical therapy professionals has grown by 19%. 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 Idaho

$69,380 $68,070 $69,880 $70,780 $69,130
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physical therapy professionals are declining in Idaho. Physical therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $69,380 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $69,130 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Idaho

10th percentile
$43,890
25th percentile
$60,120
50th percentile
$69,880
75th percentile
$79,920
90th percentile
$89,390

This represents a decline in salaries of 0%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 104% pay differential between the highest paid physical therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of physical therapy in Idaho.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Idaho

Physical Therapy
$69,130
Physical Therapy Assistant
$34,770
Sports Medicine
$43,548

In Idaho, 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 Idaho

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total4

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited physical therapy schools in Idaho is decreasing. In Idaho, there were 25 graduates in 2006. And there were 23 graduates from physical therapy courses in 2010.

This represents a 8% decrease in the number of physical therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Idaho state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a associate's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Idaho

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The number of physical therapy faculty, growth in the field of physical therapy academia and physical therapy faculty salaries in Idaho, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching physical therapy courses to students at the associates degree in physical therapy, bachelors degree in physical therapy, and doctoral degree in physical therapy levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of physical therapy in Idaho. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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