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Physical Therapy Schools In Maryland

Maryland has 2 accredited physical therapy schools where physical therapy faculty who teach physical therapy classes can find employment. The trends in Maryland's physical therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in physical therapy includes physical therapy training at the following levels:


  1. University of Maryland-Baltimore

    520 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201-1627

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Maryland Eastern Shore

    J.T. Williams Hall, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853-1299

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Maryland 3,770
National 180,280

Approximately 2% of the country's physical therapy professionals work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Maryland

3,590 3,950 4,010 3,700 3,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy professionals is growing in Maryland. There were 180 more physical therapy professionals working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Maryland, this field has grown by 5% 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 Maryland

$67,790 $74,370 $79,620 $86,190 $84,960
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physical therapy professionals are growing in Maryland. The mean salary for physical therapy professionals in 2006 was $67,790 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $84,960 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Maryland

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This represents a growth in salaries of 20%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Maryland, 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 85%

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Maryland

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine

In Maryland, 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 Maryland


As the number of physical therapy professionals is increasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physical therapy schools in Maryland state is decreasing. In 2006, 82 students graduated from physical therapy courses in Maryland. And in 2010, 82 students graduated.

This represents a 0% decrease in the number of physical therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Maryland state. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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