Physical Therapy Schools In Mississippi

In Mississippi, there are 8 accredited schools where physical therapy classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy academic community in Mississippi, and the future trends in physical therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  2. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  3. Holmes Community College

    #1 Hill St, Goodman, Mississippi 39079

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  4. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  5. University of Mississippi Medical Center

    2500 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39216-4505

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  6. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573

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  7. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  8. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Mississippi 1,550
National 180,280

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Mississippi

1,340 1,320 1,430 1,480 1,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy is a growing field in Mississippi. There were 210 more physical therapy professionals working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physical therapy professionals has grown by 16%. 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 Mississippi

$70,500 $71,680 $72,390 $73,160 $73,670
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by physical therapy professionals is increasing in Mississippi. Physical therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $70,500 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $73,670 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$43,340
25th percentile
$57,480
50th percentile
$72,760
75th percentile
$88,830
90th percentile
$106,850

This represents a growth in salaries of 4%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Mississippi state, within the field of physical therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physical therapy professionals earn 147% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Physical Therapy
$73,670
Physical Therapy Assistant
$31,405
Sports Medicine
$44,120

In Mississippi, 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 Mississippi

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total8

The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited physical therapy schools in Mississippi is increasing. In 2006 there were 81 physical therapy graduates from physical therapy courses in Mississippi and in 2010 there were 97 graduates.

This represents a 20% increase in the number of physical therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Mississippi state. A majority of these graduates, or 88%, graduated with a associate's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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