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Physical Therapy Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

The city of New Orleans has only one school where physical therapy faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physical therapy in the city of New Orleans, which encompasses physical therapy training at the physical therapy phd degree level.


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Physical Therapy Employment

New Orleans 630
Louisiana 2,230

Exactly 630 of Louisiana's 2,230 physical therapy professionals work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, in New Orleans, there has been a 13% growth in the number of physical therapy professionals. Overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Physical Therapy employment growth

2,180 2,200 2,150 2,180 2,230
560 570 610 600 630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Physical Therapy VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$70,310 $69,210 $72,580 $74,300 $76,980
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

As the number of physical therapy professionals in New Orleans has grown, salaries for physical therapy professionals have also increased. In 2010 New Orleans physical therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $76,980. The average salary for physical therapy professionals in New Orleans was $70,310 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of physical therapy professionals in New Orleans is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in New Orleans

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Physical therapy professionals make a median salary of $74,550 per year in New Orleans. The 10% of physical therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,890 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 153% higher salaries.

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

Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine
Physical Therapy

On average physical therapy professional salaries in New Orleans are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy schools in New Orleans


Many of New Orleans' physical therapy professionals are graduates of the only accredited physical therapy school in the city.

Physical Therapy Programs Offered In New Orleans


There is one degree and certificate program in physical therapy offered by New Orleans' physical therapy school.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Degrees In New Orleans


Approximately 28 students graduated from physical therapy courses in 2010.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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