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Physical Therapy Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

In Boston, there are 4 physical therapy schools where physical therapy faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physical therapy in the city of Boston, which encompasses physical therapy training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Physical Therapy Employment

Boston 3,290
Massachusetts 6,700

Exactly 3,290 of Massachusetts' 6,700 physical therapy professionals work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boston, there has been a 2% growth in the number of physical therapy professionals. As the number of physical therapy professionals in Boston has increased, overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Physical Therapy employment growth

6,030 5,970 6,270 6,320 6,700
3,230 3,070 3,310 3,100 3,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Physical Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$66,000 $69,810 $70,180 $72,580 $73,560
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

Salaries for physical therapy professionals in Boston have increased. In 2010 Boston physical therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $73,560. Four years earlier in 2006, physical therapy professionals in Boston made an average salary of $66,000 per year. The growth in the salary of physical therapy professionals in Boston is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Boston

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Physical therapy professionals make a median salary of $73,680 per year in Boston. The 10% of physical therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $52,950 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $94,650 per year.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Boston

Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine
Physical Therapy

Physical therapy professional salaries in Boston are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy schools in Boston


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

Physical Therapy Programs Offered In Boston


There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in physical therapy offered by Boston's physical therapy schools.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Degrees In Boston


Approximately 378 students graduated from physical therapy courses in 2010.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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