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Physical Therapy Schools In South Carolina

Physical Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited physical therapy schools in South Carolina. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy academic community in South Carolina, and the future trends in physical therapy training at the physical therapy phd degree level.


  1. Medical University of South Carolina

    179 Ashley Ave, Charleston, South Carolina 29425

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

South Carolina 2,670
National 180,280

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In South Carolina

2,030 2,110 2,190 2,300 2,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, the field of physical therapy is growing. There were 640 more physical therapy professionals working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physical therapy has grown by 32% in South Carolina. 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 South Carolina

$65,720 $70,810 $72,240 $72,490 $72,370
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In South Carolina, as the number of physical therapy professionals is growing, the salaries earned by physical therapy professionals are increasing. In 2006 physical therapy professionals made a mean salary of $65,720 per year, and in 2010 they made $72,370 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in South Carolina

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90th percentile

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. 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 116% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in South Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine

In South Carolina, physical therapy professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physical therapy schools in South Carolina is increasing. In South Carolina, there were 11 graduates in 2006. And there were 65 graduates from physical therapy courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 491% percent increase in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina. 100% of these graduates received a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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