Physical Therapy Schools In Missouri

Missouri has 8 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 Missouri, 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. A T Still University of Health Sciences

    800 W Jefferson, Kirksville, Missouri 63501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Maryville University of Saint Louis

    650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-7299

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Rockhurst University

    1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Southwest Baptist University

    1600 University Ave, Bolivar, Missouri 65613-2596

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Washington University in St Louis

    One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899

    14 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Missouri 4,140
National 180,280

Of all of the physical therapy professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Missouri.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Missouri

3,410 3,870 4,000 4,030 4,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy professionals is growing in Missouri. 730 more physical therapy professionals were working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physical therapy professionals has grown by 21%. This growth is faster 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 Missouri

$62,110 $62,660 $62,220 $65,060 $70,040
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
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 Missouri. In 2006 physical therapy professionals made a mean salary of $62,110 per year, and in 2010 they made $70,040 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$49,110
25th percentile
$58,840
50th percentile
$69,950
75th percentile
$81,730
90th percentile
$92,280

This represents a 11% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 88% 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 Missouri.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Missouri

Physical Therapy
$70,040
Physical Therapy Assistant
$35,845
Sports Medicine
$44,928

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
7
Certificate
0
Total10

The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited physical therapy schools in Missouri is increasing. In 2006 there were 460 physical therapy graduates from physical therapy courses in Missouri and in 2010 there were 585 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri by 27%. Most of these graduates, or 70%, earned a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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