Louisiana Physical Therapists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Physical Therapists in Louisiana

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Fast Facts for Physical Therapists in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Shreveport, Alexandria and Lake Charles
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Houma, Lafayette and Monroe
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Salaries for Physical Therapists in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Alexandria, Monroe and Shreveport

Schools for Physical Therapists in Louisiana are listed below.

Selected Physical Therapy Schools in Louisiana

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More Louisiana Physical Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Dillard University New Orleans Bachelor 956
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans New Orleans Doctorate & First Professional 2,234
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport Shreveport Doctorate & First Professional 800
Southern University and A & M College Baton Rouge Doctorate 8,288

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physical Therapists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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


Alexandria 120 $97200 1.24
Baton Rouge 590 $83980 0.99
Hammond 80 $83740 1.26
Houma 90 $87390 0.59
Thibodaux 90 $87390 0.59
Lafayette 320 $51090 0.97
Lake Charles 150 $66200 1.04
Monroe 70 $89250 0.58
New Orleans 570 $76490 0.68
Metairie 570 $76490 0.68
Shreveport 190 $78650 0.7
Bossier City 190 $78650 0.7
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