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Physical Therapy Schools In New Mexico

New Mexico has is only one accredited physical therapy school where physical therapy faculty who teach physical therapy classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physical therapy in the state of New Mexico, which encompasses physical therapy training at the physical therapy masters degree level.


  1. University of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

New Mexico 960
National 180,280

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In New Mexico

980 920 880 850 960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy professionals is shrinking in New Mexico. There were 20 less physical therapy professionals working in New Mexico in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the change in the number of physical therapy professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of physical therapy professionals has grown by 15% from 2006 to 2010.

Physical Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$57,770 $62,480 $64,520 $67,210 $70,240
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Mexico, as the number of physical therapy professionals is declining, the salaries earned by physical therapy professionals are increasing. Physical therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $57,770 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $70,240 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in New Mexico

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This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of physical therapy, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid physical therapy professionals earning 124% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Mexico state.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine

In New Mexico, 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 New Mexico


As the number of physical therapy professionals is decreasing in New Mexico state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited physical therapy school in New Mexico state is decreasing. In 2006, 20 students graduated from physical therapy courses in New Mexico. And in 2010, 20 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico by 0%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a master's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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