North Carolina Physical Therapists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Physical Therapists in North Carolina

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Fast Facts for Physical Therapists in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greenville, Fayetteville and Rocky Mount
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hickory, Charlotte and Burlington
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Raleigh and Durham

Salaries for Physical Therapists in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Rocky Mount, Wilmington and Greensboro

Schools for Physical Therapists in North Carolina are listed below.

Selected Physical Therapy Schools in North Carolina

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  • Programs: AAS Physical Therapist Assistant, AAS Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Degrees: Associate

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More North Carolina Physical Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Belmont Abbey College Belmont Bachelor 1,337
Catawba College Salisbury Masters 1,323
Duke University Durham Doctorate & First Professional 13,598
East Carolina University Greenville Doctorate & First Professional 25,990
Elon University Elon Doctorate 5,456
Lenoir-Rhyne University Hickory Masters 1,626
Mount Olive College Mount Olive Bachelor 3,277
North Carolina Central University Durham Masters & First Professional 8,383
Shaw University Raleigh Masters 2,866
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill Doctorate & First Professional 28,136
University of North Carolina-Wilmington Wilmington Doctorate 12,180
Western Carolina University Cullowhee Doctorate 9,056
Winston-Salem State University Winston-Salem Masters 5,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physical Therapists

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

North Carolina

Asheville 440 $82090 1.6
Fayetteville 170 $77160 0.88
Greensboro 350 $85070 0.65
High Point 350 $85070 0.65
Greenville 100 $79110 0.87
Hickory 190 $85900 0.85
Lenoir 190 $85900 0.85
Morganton 190 $85900 0.85
Jacksonville 50 $76010 0.69
Burlington 90 $83650 1.03
Durham 570 $74600 1.3
Chapel Hill 570 $74600 1.3
Raleigh 880 $75740 1.02
Rocky Mount 170 $85660 2.03
New Bern 210 $66460 3.14
Wilmington 220 $82240 1.21
Winston 420 $83540 1.07
Salem 420 $83540 1.07
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