Physical Therapy Schools In Oregon

There are 2 accredited physical therapy schools in Oregon for faculty who teach physical therapy classes to choose from. The trends in Oregon'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:

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


Schools

  1. Pacific University

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Treasure Valley Community College

    650 College Blvd, Ontario, Oregon 97914

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Oregon 2,370
National 180,280

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Oregon

1,830 2,090 2,160 2,430 2,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, physical therapy is a growing field. In Oregon, 540 more physical therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 30% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for physical therapy professionals which shows a 15% increase in the number of physical therapy professionals working around the nation.

Physical Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Oregon

$63,730 $66,990 $69,520 $72,880 $75,150
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physical therapy professionals are growing in Oregon. Physical therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $63,730 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $75,150 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$59,540
25th percentile
$66,270
50th percentile
$75,030
75th percentile
$84,010
90th percentile
$92,110

This represents a 15% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Oregon, 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 55%

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Oregon

Physical Therapy
$75,150
Physical Therapy Assistant
$37,855
Sports Medicine
$49,835

In Oregon, 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 Oregon

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total2

As the number of physical therapy professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physical therapy schools in Oregon state is also increasing. In Oregon, there were 43 graduates in 2006. And there were 51 graduates from physical therapy courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 19% percent increase in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an associate's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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