Physical Therapy Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The city of Philadelphia has 4 schools where physical therapy faculty can find employment. The trends in Philadelphia's physical therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes physical therapy training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Physical Therapy
  • PhD degree in Physical Therapy


Statistics

Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Employment

Philadelphia 2,750
Pennsylvania 9,160

Exactly 2,750 of Pennsylvania's 9,160 physical therapy professionals work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Philadelphia, there has been a 10% decline in the number of physical therapy professionals. As the employment for physical therapy professionals in Philadelphia has decreased, overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Physical Therapy employment growth

8,630 8,790 8,780 9,200 9,160
3,050 3,240 3,020 2,990 2,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Physical Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$70,100 $72,750 $73,940 $73,990 $73,380
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

Salaries for physical therapy professionals in Philadelphia have increased. In 2010 Philadelphia physical therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $73,380. Physical therapy professionals in Philadelphia made a yearly average salary of $70,100, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of physical therapy professionals in Philadelphia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
$47,600
25th percentile
$58,580
50th percentile
$71,910
75th percentile
$87,780
90th percentile
$105,380

Physical therapy professionals in Philadelphia make a median yearly salary of $71,910. The 10% of physical therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,600 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $105,380 per year.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Physical Therapy Assistant
$37,185
Sports Medicine
$47,880
Physical Therapy
$73,380

On average physical therapy professional salaries in Philadelphia are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy schools in Philadelphia

4

There are 4 accredited physical therapy schools in the city. Many of Philadelphia's physical therapy professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Physical Therapy Programs Offered In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
2
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total6

Philadelphia's physical therapy schools offer 6 physical therapy degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Degrees In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
4
doctor
291
Certificate
0
Total295

Approximately 295 students completed physical therapy courses in 2010.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

We are currently gathering data for the number of physical therapy faculty in Philadelphia, growth in the field of physical therapy academia and physical therapy faculty salaries in Philadelphia. If you are involved in teaching physical therapy courses to students at the masters degree in physical therapy, and doctoral degree in physical therapy levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of physical therapy in Philadelphia. The data we have gathered thus far will be available for you to view once you have submitted your information.

Schools

Career Index

Your free online education database