Physical Therapy in Maine

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Schools Offering Physical Therapy Programs in Maine


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Maine receive physical therapy degrees every year. Thus, Maine's 2 physical therapy schools put out approximately 91 physical therapists each year.

Top Schools

Husson University, which was ranked 50th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Maine that has a physical therapy program. It is located in Bangor. 49 students graduated with a degree in physical therapy from Husson University in 2010. The tuition rate at Husson University was $13,450 per year.

The second-ranked school in Maine that has a physical therapy program is University of New England. University of New England, which was ranked 75th in the country in 2010, is located in Biddeford. 42 students graduated with degree in physical therapy from University of New England in 2010. University of New England charged in-state students $29,330 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Maine physical therapy school, average tuition will be $21,390 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $13,450 per year to $29,330 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maine physical therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of New England - located in Biddeford, students are charged $29,330 per year
  2. Husson University - located in Bangor, students are charged $13,450 per year

The physical therapy schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Maine were:

  1. Husson University - located in Bangor, students are charged $13,450 per year
  2. University of New England - located in Biddeford, students are charged $29,330 per year

A physical therapy degree from a Maine school... what next?

The highest percentage of physical therapy graduates in Maine pursue careers as a physical therapist. In 2010, there were 1,180 physical therapists working in Maine. The Maine counties with the largest populations of physical therapists are:

  1. Cumberland County - 880 physical therapists
  2. Aroostook County - 150 physical therapists
  3. Penobscot County - 100 physical therapists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,260 physical therapists will be working in Maine state. This would require the number of physical therapists to grow by 16%.

Salary

A physical therapist in Maine earns $72,470 per year on average. But, salaries for physical therapists can vary. In 2010, physical therapists made as little as less than $29,530 per year or as much as more than $133,340 per year in Maine. A physical therapist in the following Maine counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Aroostook County - $79,300 per year
  2. Cumberland County - $72,290 per year
  3. Androscoggin County - $68,490 per year

A physical therapist in the following counties in Maine make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Penobscot County - $65,570 per year
  2. Androscoggin County - $68,490 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $72,290 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in physical therapy in Maine and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy assisting or sports medicine, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy in Maine

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,249 miles from location University of New England Biddeford ME 25.4084 23% 4,493
5,197 miles from location Husson University Bangor ME 50.4991 48% 2,881
 

Curious what studying Physical Therapy gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Maine

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physical Therapists + 1,180 $72,470 28.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are physical therapy related jobs in Maine