Physical Therapy Schools In Montana

Montana has is only one accredited physical therapy school where physical therapy faculty who teach physical therapy classes can find employment. The trends in Montana'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. The University of Montana

    Missoula, Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Montana 820
National 180,280

Of all of the physical therapy professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Montana.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Montana

720 650 680 820 820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy professionals is growing in Montana. In Montana, 100 more physical therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Montana, this field has grown by 14% in four years. 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 Montana

$55,670 $54,460 $55,380 $64,400 $67,140
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Montana, as the number of physical therapy professionals is growing, the salaries earned by physical therapy professionals are increasing. In 2006 physical therapy professionals made a mean salary of $55,670 per year, and in 2010 they made $67,140 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Montana

10th percentile
$43,980
25th percentile
$53,480
50th percentile
$63,320
75th percentile
$72,890
90th percentile
$83,820

Thus, physical therapy professionals' salaries grew by 17% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 91% 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 Montana.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Montana

Physical Therapy
$67,140
Physical Therapy Assistant
$31,475
Sports Medicine
$40,598

In Montana, physical therapy professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total1

As the number of physical therapy professionals is increasing in Montana state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited physical therapy school in Montana state is also increasing. In Montana, there were 31 graduates in 2006. And there were 68 graduates from physical therapy courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Montana by 119%. 100% of these graduates received a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Montana

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