Tennessee Physical Therapists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Physical Therapists in Tennessee

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Fast Facts for Physical Therapists in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Jackson, Johnson City and Knoxville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Clarksville, Chattanooga and Memphis
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga

Salaries for Physical Therapists in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Clarksville, Johnson City and Memphis

Schools for Physical Therapists in Tennessee are listed below.

Selected Physical Therapy Schools in Tennessee

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  • Programs: AS Physical Therapist Assistant, BS Health Science (Post PTA)
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

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  • Programs: Respiratory Therapy - Associate of Applied Science
  • Degrees: Associate

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  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Tennessee Physical Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Belmont University Nashville Doctorate & First Professional 4,742
East Tennessee State University Johnson City Doctorate & First Professional 13,119
Milligan College Milligan College Masters 1,006
Southern Adventist University Collegedale Masters 2,640
Tennessee State University Nashville Doctorate 9,065
The University of Tennessee Knoxville Doctorate 29,937
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chattanooga Doctorate 9,558

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physical Therapists

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


Jackson 130 $79420 1.32
Johnson City 130 $88160 1.08
Cleveland 60 $85840 0.84
Knoxville 520 $80170 0.91
Morristown 40 $95890 0.6
Nashville 1520 $83090 1.13
Davidson 1520 $83090 1.13
Murfreesboro 1520 $83090 1.13
Franklin 1520 $83090 1.13
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