Michigan Physical Therapists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Physical Therapists in Michigan

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Fast Facts for Physical Therapists in Michigan

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Flint, Ann Arbor and Battle Creek
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Jackson, Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Warren, Detroit and Grand Rapids

Salaries for Physical Therapists in Michigan

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Battle Creek, Warren and Saginaw

Schools for Physical Therapists in Michigan are listed below.

Selected Physical Therapy Schools in Michigan

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More Michigan Physical Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alpena Community College Alpena Associate 2,058
Andrews University Berrien Springs Doctorate & First Professional 3,221
Calvin College Grand Rapids Masters 4,224
Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant Doctorate 26,611
Delta College University Center Associate 10,406
Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti Doctorate 22,837
Gogebic Community College Ironwood Associate 975
Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids Associate 15,212
Grand Valley State University Allendale Doctorate 23,464
Lake Superior State University Sault Ste Marie Masters 2,819
Mid Michigan Community College Harrison Associate 3,918
Oakland University Rochester Hills Doctorate 18,081
Saginaw Valley State University University Center Masters 9,662
University of Michigan-Flint Flint Doctorate 6,883
Wayne State University Detroit Doctorate & First Professional 32,380
Western Michigan University Kalamazoo Doctorate 24,433

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physical Therapists

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


Ann Arbor 420 $82000 1.32
Battle Creek 100 $70410 1.25
Bay City 160 $76980 2.94
Flint 360 $82920 1.76
Grand Rapids 1190 $81990 1.5
Wyoming 1190 $81990 1.5
Jackson 0 $89710 0
Detroit 3770 $84140 1.31
Warren 3770 $84140 1.31
Dearborn 3770 $84140 1.31
Saginaw 340 $76370 2.64
Lansing 340 $74290 1.08
East Lansing 340 $74290 1.08
Kalamazoo 220 $80120 1.08
Portage 220 $80120 1.08
Midland 90 $81090 1.7
Monroe 60 $58030 1.02
Muskegon 130 $73180 1.37
Niles 60 $76710 0.62
Benton Harbor 60 $76710 0.62
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