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Physical Therapy Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

In Columbia, there is only one physical therapy school 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 Columbia, which encompasses physical therapy training at the physical therapy phd degree level.


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Physical Therapy Employment

Columbia 600
South Carolina 2,670

Exactly 600 of South Carolina's 2,670 physical therapy professionals work in Columbia. There has been a 82% growth in the number of physical therapy professionals in Columbia between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Physical Therapy employment growth

2,030 2,110 2,190 2,300 2,670
330 310 330 390 600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Physical Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$63,120 $71,500 $74,650 $77,190 $75,220
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for physical therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 physical therapy professionals in Columbia reportedly earned an average salary of $75,220 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, physical therapy professionals in Columbia made an average salary of $63,120 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Columbia

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

Columbia physical therapy professionals earn a median yearly salary of $71,490. The 10% of physical therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,030 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 117% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Columbia

Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine
Physical Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy schools in Columbia


Many of Columbia's physical therapy professionals are graduates of the only accredited physical therapy school in the city.

Physical Therapy Programs Offered In Columbia


There is one degree and certificate program in physical therapy offered by Columbia's physical therapy school.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 13 students graduated from physical therapy courses.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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