Physical Therapy Schools In Wisconsin

Physical Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited physical therapy schools in Wisconsin. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy and physical therapy training in Wisconsin, which includes physical therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Carroll University

    100 N East Ave, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Concordia University-Wisconsin

    12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, Wisconsin 53097-2402

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Marquette University

    615 N 11th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

    1725 State St, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-9959

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Wisconsin-Madison

    500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1380

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-0413

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Wisconsin 3,900
National 180,280

Of all of the physical therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Wisconsin

3,680 3,900 4,100 4,100 3,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Wisconsin, the field of physical therapy is growing. In 2010 there were 220 more physical therapy professionals working in Wisconsin than there were in 2006. This represents a 6% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the change in the number of physical therapy professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of physical therapy professionals has grown by 15% from 2006 to 2010.

Physical Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$64,090 $67,820 $70,530 $72,580 $74,040
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physical therapy professionals are growing in Wisconsin. In 2006 physical therapy professionals made a mean salary of $64,090 per year, and in 2010 they made $74,040 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
$55,120
25th percentile
$63,710
50th percentile
$73,420
75th percentile
$84,380
90th percentile
$94,120

Thus, there was a 13% growth in physical therapy professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Wisconsin, 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 71%

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Physical Therapy
$74,040
Physical Therapy Assistant
$36,095
Sports Medicine
$47,792

Physical therapy professionals in Wisconsin earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Wisconsin

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
6
Certificate
0
Total7

The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited physical therapy schools in Wisconsin is increasing. In 2006 there were 184 physical therapy graduates from physical therapy courses in Wisconsin and in 2010 there were 217 graduates.

Thus there was a 18% percent increase in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin. A majority of these graduates, or 86%, graduated with a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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