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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

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More North Carolina Physical Therapy Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Chapel Hill
Doctorate
29,468
Greenville
Doctorate
28,962
Wilmington
Doctorate
15,740
Durham
Doctorate
15,735
Cullowhee
Doctorate
10,805
Winterville
Associates
8,279
Buies Creek
Doctorate
6,786
Elon
Doctorate
6,739
Winston-Salem
Doctorate
5,151
Hickory
Masters
2,523
Raleigh
Masters
1,844
Morganton
Associates
1,789
Salisbury
Masters
1,306
Concord
Masters
470

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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Asheville520 $85,070
New Bern140 $87,160
Raleigh760 $85,470
Rocky Mount180 $108,240
Wilmington230 $91,300
Winston-Salem540 $90,250
Jacksonville60 $82,250
Burlington70 $82,620
Durham-Chapel Hill600 $82,330
Fayetteville210 $78,110
Goldsboro40 $82,050
Greensboro-High Point440 $90,320
Greenville140 $82,260
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton120 $86,280

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