Virginia Physical Therapists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Physical Therapists in Virginia

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Fast Facts for Physical Therapists in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Charlottesville, Danville and Winchester
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Virginia Beach, Richmond and Roanoke
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Virginia Beach, Richmond and Charlottesville

Salaries for Physical Therapists in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Danville, Charlottesville and Lynchburg

Schools for Physical Therapists in Virginia are listed below.

Selected Physical Therapy Schools in Virginia

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Centura College
Chesapeake, Newport News, Virginia Beach

Centura College, with campus locations in Virginia, South Carolina and Florida.

  • Programs: Massage Therapy Diploma, Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Massage Therapy
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
Platt College

Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.

  • Programs: Respiratory Therapy
  • Degrees: Bachelor
South University
Glen Allen, Virginia Beach

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Occupational Therapy Assistant (AS)
  • Degrees: Associate

Work toward your degree online with University of Cincinnati Online.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Virginia Physical Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Hampton University Hampton Doctorate & First Professional 5,658
James Madison University Harrisonburg Doctorate 17,918
Jefferson College of Health Sciences Roanoke Masters 971
Longwood University Farmville Masters 4,727
Marymount University Arlington Doctorate 3,609
Old Dominion University Norfolk Doctorate 22,287
Shenandoah University Winchester Doctorate & First Professional 3,393
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond Doctorate & First Professional 31,700

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physical Therapists

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


Blacksburg 60 $79930 0.62
Christiansburg 60 $79930 0.62
Radford 60 $79930 0.62
Harrisonburg 100 $99520 1.08
Charlottesville 240 $81240 1.49
Richmond 910 $81350 0.97
Roanoke 270 $80450 1.15
Lynchburg 110 $87790 0.74
Staunton 90 $81720 1.21
Waynesboro 90 $81720 1.21
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