Pennsylvania Physical Therapists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Physical Therapists in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Physical Therapists in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Erie, Williamsport and Reading
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lebanon, State College and Altoona
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Physical Therapists in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Harrisburg, Lancaster and Williamsport

Schools for Physical Therapists in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Physical Therapy Schools in Pennsylvania

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More Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Arcadia University Glenside Doctorate 3,592
Carlow University Pittsburgh Doctorate 2,178
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Drexel University Philadelphia Doctorate 20,682
Duquesne University Pittsburgh Doctorate & First Professional 10,296
Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown Masters 2,360
Gannon University Erie Doctorate 4,134
Harcum College Bryn Mawr Associate 947
Keystone College La Plume Bachelor 1,796
Lebanon Valley College Annville Doctorate 1,936
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Lincoln University Masters 2,449
Messiah College Grantham Bachelor 2,837
Misericordia University Dallas Doctorate 2,355
Neumann College Aston Doctorate 3,084
Philadelphia University Philadelphia Doctorate 3,349
Saint Francis University Loretto Doctorate 2,125
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock Doctorate 8,325
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 2,924
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh Doctorate 27,020
University of Scranton Scranton Doctorate 5,612
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Philadelphia Doctorate 2,969
Widener University-Main Campus Chester Doctorate 4,866

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physical Therapists

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


Altoona 130 $82310 1.44
Gettysburg 30 $93670 0.67
Harrisburg 580 $88280 1.22
Carlisle 580 $88280 1.22
Bloomsburg 140 $84010 2.19
Berwick 140 $84010 2.19
Johnstown 140 $69070 1.65
Chambersburg 90 $82760 1.02
Waynesboro 90 $82760 1.02
East Stroudsburg 70 $91920 0.83
Erie 310 $74720 1.61
Pittsburgh 2680 $79480 1.56
Reading 200 $85750 0.78
Lancaster 350 $85180 0.99
Lebanon 60 $82090 0.83
Scranton 630 $84930 1.62
Wilkes 630 $84930 1.62
Barre 630 $84930 1.62
Hazleton 630 $84930 1.62
State College 110 $71090 1.09
Williamsport 70 $82480 0.88
York 340 $90550 1.26
Hanover 340 $90550 1.26
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