Physical Therapy Schools In Iowa

Physical Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited physical therapy schools in Iowa. The trends in Iowa's physical therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in physical therapy includes physical therapy training at the physical therapy phd degree level.


Schools

  1. Clarke University

    1550 Clarke Dr, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-3198

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center

    3200 Grand Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50312

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Iowa 1,710
National 180,280

Approximately 1% of the country's physical therapy professionals work in Iowa state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Iowa

1,510 1,550 1,620 1,630 1,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy professionals is growing in Iowa. There were 200 more physical therapy professionals working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physical therapy professionals has grown by 13%. 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 Iowa

$61,190 $65,770 $68,270 $70,100 $70,990
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
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 Iowa. Physical therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $61,190 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $70,990 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$51,470
25th percentile
$60,230
50th percentile
$70,490
75th percentile
$81,720
90th percentile
$92,520

Thus, physical therapy professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Iowa, 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 80%

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Iowa

Physical Therapy
$70,990
Physical Therapy Assistant
$33,005
Sports Medicine
$43,122

In Iowa, 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 Iowa

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As the number of physical therapy professionals is increasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited physical therapy schools in Iowa state is also increasing. In Iowa, there were 160 graduates in 2006. And there were 221 graduates from physical therapy courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa by 38%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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