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Physical Therapy Schools
In San Francisco, California

Physical Therapy faculty can choose to work at one of 2 physical therapy schools in San Francisco. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy and physical therapy education in San Francisco, which includes physical therapy training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Physical Therapy Employment

San Francisco 750
California 14,860

Of the 14,860 physical therapy professionals employed in California, 750 work in San Francisco. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Francisco, there has been a 6% decline in the number of physical therapy professionals. As the number of physical therapy professionals in San Francisco has decreased, overall employment in San Francisco has increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Physical Therapy employment growth

13,510 14,110 13,680 14,250 14,860
800 720 790 770 750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Physical Therapy VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$76,370 $89,520 $92,370 $95,500 $88,180
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

As the number of physical therapy professionals in San Francisco has shrunk, salaries for physical therapy professionals have increased. San Francisco physical therapy professionals made $88,180 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for physical therapy professionals in San Francisco was $76,370 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in San Francisco.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in San Francisco

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

Physical therapy professionals in San Francisco earn a median salary of $86,610 per year. The 10% of physical therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $65,210 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $117,620 per year.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in San Francisco

Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine
Physical Therapy

Physical therapy professional salaries in San Francisco are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy schools in San Francisco


Many of San Francisco's physical therapy professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited physical therapy schools in the city.

Physical Therapy Programs Offered In San Francisco


San Francisco's physical therapy schools offer 4 physical therapy degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Degrees In San Francisco


Approximately 83 students completed physical therapy courses in 2010.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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