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Physical Therapy Schools In Arizona

There is only one accredited physical therapy school in Arizona for faculty who teach physical therapy classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy academic community in Arizona, and the future trends in physical therapy training at the physical therapy phd degree level.


  1. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Arizona 3,250
National 180,280

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Arizona

2,540 2,670 2,610 2,760 3,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, physical therapy is a growing field. In 2010 there were 710 more physical therapy professionals working in Arizona than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physical therapy professionals has grown by 28%. 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 Arizona

$64,890 $65,450 $71,730 $72,550 $79,350
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arizona, as the number of physical therapy professionals is growing, the salaries earned by physical therapy professionals are increasing. The mean salary for physical therapy professionals in 2006 was $64,890 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $79,350 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Arizona

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Thus, physical therapy professionals' salaries grew by 18% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Arizona state, within the field of physical therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physical therapy professionals earn 139% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Arizona

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited physical therapy school in Arizona is decreasing. In 2006, 46 students graduated from physical therapy courses in Arizona. And in 2010, 46 students graduated.

Thus there was a 0% percent decrease in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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