Physical Therapy Schools In Michigan

Michigan has 12 accredited physical therapy schools where physical therapy faculty who teach physical therapy classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physical therapy in the state of Michigan, which encompasses physical therapy training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Alpena Community College

    665 Johnson St, Alpena, Michigan 49707

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  2. Andrews University

    Berrien Springs, Michigan 49104

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  3. Central Michigan University

    Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

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  4. Gogebic Community College

    E 4946 Jackson Rd, Ironwood, Michigan 49938

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  5. Grand Rapids Community College

    143 Bostwick Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-3295

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  6. Grand Valley State University

    1 Campus Dr, Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403

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  7. Lansing Community College

    419 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48901-7210

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  8. Rochester College

    800 West Avon Road, Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307

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  9. University of Michigan-Flint

    303 E Kearsley, Flint, Michigan 48502-1950

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  10. Mid Michigan Community College

    1375 S Clare Ave, Harrison, Michigan 48625-9447

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  11. Oakland University

    Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309-4401

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  12. Wayne State University

    656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Michigan 6,940
National 180,280

Of all of the physical therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Michigan state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Michigan

5,540 5,890 6,390 6,550 6,940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy professionals is growing in Michigan. There were 1,400 more physical therapy professionals working in Michigan in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 25% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for physical therapy professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of physical therapy professionals has grown by 15% between 2006 and 2010.

Physical Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Michigan

$68,040 $70,720 $75,150 $74,310 $73,810
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by physical therapy professionals is increasing in Michigan. In 2006 physical therapy professionals made a mean salary of $68,040 per year, and in 2010 they made $73,810 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$45,390
25th percentile
$62,450
50th percentile
$74,740
75th percentile
$87,540
90th percentile
$103,690

This represents a 8% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Michigan, 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 128%

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Michigan

Physical Therapy
$73,810
Physical Therapy Assistant
$33,465
Sports Medicine
$45,715

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
6
Certificate
2
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As the number of physical therapy professionals is increasing in Michigan state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited physical therapy schools in Michigan state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 280 physical therapy graduates from physical therapy courses in Michigan and in 2010 there were 208 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan by 26%. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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The number of physical therapy faculty, growth in the field of physical therapy academia and physical therapy faculty salaries in Michigan, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching physical therapy courses to students at the certificate in physical therapy, associates degree in physical therapy, masters degree in physical therapy, and doctoral degree in physical therapy levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future physical therapy faculty in Michigan. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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