Illinois Physical Therapists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Physical Therapists in Illinois

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Fast Facts for Physical Therapists in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Champaign, Bloomington and Kankakee
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Springfield, Rockford and Chicago
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Champaign and Rockford

Salaries for Physical Therapists in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago, Champaign and Springfield

Schools for Physical Therapists in Illinois are listed below.

Selected Physical Therapy Schools in Illinois

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More Illinois Physical Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bradley University Peoria Doctorate 6,053
Chicago State University Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 6,810
Columbia College Chicago Chicago Masters 12,021
Eureka College Eureka Bachelor 672
Governors State University University Park Doctorate 5,692
McKendree University Lebanon Masters 3,312
Midwestern University Downers Grove Downers Grove Doctorate & First Professional 1,978
Northern Illinois University Dekalb Doctorate & First Professional 25,254
Northwestern University Evanston Doctorate & First Professional 19,005
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science North Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 1,729
Rush University Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 1,596
University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 25,747

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physical Therapists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Physical Therapists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Physical Therapists relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bloomington 140 $78170 0.94
Carbondale 70 $87160 0.88
Marion 70 $87160 0.88
Champaign 160 $78930 1.05
Urbana 160 $78930 1.05
Peoria 350 $86210 1.29
Rockford 230 $79850 1.01
Kankakee 80 $76110 1.17
Springfield 230 $88240 1.44
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