Physical Therapy Schools In Rhode Island

In Rhode Island, there is only one accredited school where physical therapy classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy academic community in Rhode Island, and the future trends in physical therapy training at the physical therapy phd degree level.


  1. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Rhode Island 0
National 180,280

Approximately 0% of the country's physical therapy professionals work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Rhode Island

0 0 0 0 0
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy is a shrinking field in Rhode Island. There were 870 less physical therapy professionals working in Rhode Island in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physical therapy has shrunk by 100% in Rhode Island. This is faster 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 Rhode Island

$69,470 $78,430 $81,980 $79,520 $81,080
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physical therapy professionals is declining, the salaries paid to physical therapy professionals are increasing in Rhode Island. Physical therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $69,470 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $81,080 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Rhode Island

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25th percentile
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Thus, there was a 14% growth in physical therapy professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 104% 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 Rhode Island.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine

In Rhode Island, 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 Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the only accredited physical therapy school in Rhode Island is increasing. In 2006, 16 students graduated from physical therapy courses in Rhode Island. And in 2010, 28 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 75%. 100% of these graduates received a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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