Physical Therapy Schools In Utah

Utah has 3 accredited physical therapy schools where physical therapy faculty who teach physical therapy classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physical therapy in the state of Utah, which encompasses physical therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Utah 1,180
National 180,280

Approximately 1% of the country's physical therapy professionals work in Utah state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Utah

1,110 990 1,110 1,080 1,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, physical therapy is a growing field. In Utah, 70 more physical therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 6% growth in the field. This growth is slower 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 Utah

$67,000 $68,270 $66,410 $67,540 $71,920
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Utah, 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 $67,000 per year, and in 2010 they made $71,920 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Utah

10th percentile
$47,790
25th percentile
$60,290
50th percentile
$71,920
75th percentile
$84,430
90th percentile
$95,000

Thus, physical therapy professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Utah state, within the field of physical therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physical therapy professionals earn 99% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Utah

Physical Therapy
$71,920
Physical Therapy Assistant
$29,470
Sports Medicine
$48,848

In Utah, 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 Utah

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

As the number of physical therapy professionals is increasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited physical therapy schools in Utah state is also increasing. In Utah, there were 51 graduates in 2006. And there were 75 graduates from physical therapy courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Utah by 47%. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned an associate's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Utah

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