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Physical Therapy Schools In Louisiana

There are 2 accredited physical therapy schools in Louisiana 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 Louisiana, and the future trends in physical therapy training at the physical therapy phd degree level.


  1. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans

    433 Bolivar St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112-2223

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport

    1501 Kings Hwy, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Louisiana 2,230
National 180,280

Of all of the physical therapy professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Louisiana.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Louisiana

2,180 2,200 2,150 2,180 2,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy professionals is growing in Louisiana. In Louisiana, 50 more physical therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Louisiana, this field has grown by 2% in four years. 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 Louisiana

$71,310 $73,950 $77,840 $77,910 $79,920
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physical therapy professionals is growing, the salaries paid to physical therapy professionals are increasing in Louisiana. The mean salary for physical therapy professionals in 2006 was $71,310 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $79,920 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Louisiana

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, physical therapy professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Louisiana state, within the field of physical therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physical therapy professionals earn 130% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine

In Louisiana, physical therapy professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physical therapy schools in Louisiana is decreasing. In Louisiana, there were 71 graduates in 2006. And there were 70 graduates from physical therapy courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 1% percent decrease in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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