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Physical Therapy Schools
In Tacoma, Washington

Physical Therapy faculty can choose to work at only one physical therapy school in Tacoma. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy academic community in Tacoma, and the future trends. Academia in physical therapy includes physical therapy training at the physical therapy phd degree level.


Professional Trends

Tacoma Vs. Washington Physical Therapy Employment

Tacoma 420
Washington 4,110

Of the 4,110 physical therapy professionals employed in Washington State, 420 work in Tacoma. There has been a 20% growth in the number of physical therapy professionals in Tacoma between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Tacoma has also increased.

Tacoma Vs. Washington Physical Therapy employment growth

3,620 3,540 3,950 3,840 4,110
350 310 380 390 420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Tacoma

Physical Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$63,690 $64,830 $66,830 $68,660 $71,140
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy in Tacoma
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

In Tacoma, salaries for physical therapy professionals have increased. Tacoma physical therapy professionals made $71,140 per year, on average, in 2010. Physical therapy professionals in Tacoma made a yearly average salary of $63,690, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of physical therapy professionals in Tacoma is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Tacoma

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

Physical therapy professionals in Tacoma make a median yearly salary of $68,890. The 10% of physical therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,670 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $92,260 per year.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Tacoma

Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine
Physical Therapy

Tacoma physical therapy professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy schools in Tacoma


Many of Tacoma's physical therapy professionals are graduates of the only accredited physical therapy school in the city.

Physical Therapy Programs Offered In Tacoma


Tacoma's physical therapy school offers one physical therapy degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Degrees In Tacoma


Approximately 34 students graduated from physical therapy courses in 2010.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Tacoma, Washington

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