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Physical Therapy Schools In Nevada

Physical Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited physical therapy schools in Nevada. The trends in Nevada'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 Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Touro University Nevada

    874 American Pacific Drive, Henderson, Nevada 89014

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Nevada 1,220
National 180,280

Approximately 1% of the country's physical therapy professionals work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Nevada

730 850 990 1,280 1,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy professionals is growing in Nevada. 490 more physical therapy professionals were working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 67% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for physical therapy professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of physical therapy professionals has grown by 15% between 2006 and 2010.

Physical Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$75,200 $80,960 $87,160 $85,360 $84,510
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
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 Nevada. In 2006 physical therapy professionals made a mean salary of $75,200 per year, and in 2010 they made $84,510 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Nevada

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90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Nevada, 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 93%

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Nevada

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine

In Nevada, 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 Nevada


As the number of physical therapy professionals is increasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physical therapy schools in Nevada state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 19 physical therapy graduates from physical therapy courses in Nevada and in 2010 there were 25 graduates.

Thus there was a 32% percent increase in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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

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