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Physical Therapy Schools In Nebraska

There are 5 accredited physical therapy schools in Nebraska for faculty who teach physical therapy classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy and physical therapy training in Nebraska, which includes physical therapy training at the following levels:


  1. Concordia University in Seward

    800 N Columbia Ave, Seward, Nebraska 68434-1556

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  2. Creighton University

    2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Nebraska Medical Center

    987815 Nebraska Medical Ctr, Omaha, Nebraska 68198-7815

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Northeast Community College

    801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, Nebraska 68702-0469

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Western Nebraska Community College

    1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899

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Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Nebraska 1,150
National 180,280

Of all of the physical therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Nebraska

970 1,070 1,150 1,180 1,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy is a growing field in Nebraska. In Nebraska, 180 more physical therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physical therapy has grown by 19% in Nebraska. 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 Nebraska

$62,810 $63,260 $67,030 $68,870 $72,940
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physical therapy professionals are growing in Nebraska. In 2006 physical therapy professionals made a mean salary of $62,810 per year, and in 2010 they made $72,940 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Nebraska

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

This represents a 14% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Nebraska, 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 77%

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine

In Nebraska, 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 Nebraska


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited physical therapy schools in Nebraska is increasing. In 2006, 99 students graduated from physical therapy courses in Nebraska. And in 2010, 109 students graduated.

Thus there was a 10% percent increase in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Nebraska. 40% of these graduates received a associate's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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The number of physical therapy faculty, growth in the field of physical therapy academia and physical therapy faculty salaries in Nebraska, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching physical therapy courses to students at the associates degree in physical therapy, bachelors degree in physical therapy, and doctoral degree in physical therapy levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future physical therapy faculty in Nebraska. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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