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Physical Therapy Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Physical Therapy faculty can choose to work at one of 3 physical therapy schools in Pittsburgh. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy academic community in Pittsburgh, and the future trends. Academia in physical therapy includes physical therapy training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Employment

Pittsburgh 2,090
Pennsylvania 9,160

Exactly 2,090 of the 9,160 physical therapy professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physical therapy professionals in Pittsburgh has grown by 14%. Overall employment in Pittsburgh has also increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Physical Therapy employment growth

8,630 8,790 8,780 9,200 9,160
1,840 1,660 1,780 1,940 2,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Physical Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$61,620 $65,180 $68,800 $74,950 $78,180
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

In Pittsburgh, salaries for physical therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 physical therapy professionals in Pittsburgh reportedly earned an average salary of $78,180 per year. Physical therapy professionals in Pittsburgh made a yearly average salary of $61,620, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Pittsburgh.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Pittsburgh

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

Physical therapy professionals in Pittsburgh earn a median salary of $77,120 per year. The 10% of physical therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $56,460 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 89% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine
Physical Therapy

On average physical therapy professionals in Pittsburgh earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Pittsburgh.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy schools in Pittsburgh


Many of Pittsburgh's physical therapy professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited physical therapy schools in the city.

Physical Therapy Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in physical therapy offered by Pittsburgh's physical therapy schools.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Degrees In Pittsburgh


In 2010 approximately 164 students graduated from physical therapy courses.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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