Physical Therapy Schools In New Jersey

In New Jersey, there are 4 accredited schools where physical therapy classes faculty can find employment. The trends in New Jersey'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 following levels:


Schools

  1. Rutgers University-Camden

    406 Penn, Camden, New Jersey 08102

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Seton Hall University

    400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, New Jersey 07079-2697

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

    65 Bergen Street, Room 1441, Newark, New Jersey 07101-1709

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

New Jersey 6,330
National 180,280

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In New Jersey

5,760 5,570 5,760 6,080 6,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, the field of physical therapy is growing. 570 more physical therapy professionals were working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has grown by 10% in four years. This is slower 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 New Jersey

$74,770 $78,130 $82,800 $83,780 $87,270
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Jersey, as the number of physical therapy professionals is growing, the salaries earned by physical therapy professionals are increasing. The mean salary for physical therapy professionals in 2006 was $74,770 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $87,270 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$63,800
25th percentile
$73,580
50th percentile
$85,750
75th percentile
$101,510
90th percentile
$116,540

This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of New Jersey, 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 83%

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Physical Therapy
$87,270
Physical Therapy Assistant
$39,390
Sports Medicine
$53,685

In New Jersey, 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 New Jersey

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
4
Certificate
1
Total6

As the number of physical therapy professionals is increasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited physical therapy schools in New Jersey state is also increasing. In 2006, 133 students graduated from physical therapy courses in New Jersey. And in 2010, 162 students graduated.

Thus there was a 22% percent increase in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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