Physical Therapy in New York

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Schools Offering Physical Therapy Programs in New York


Each year, approximately 0.2% of New York graduates receive degrees in physical therapy. In other words, every year an estimated 1,002 physical therapists graduate from New York's 21 physical therapy schools.

Top Schools

Columbia University in the City of New York, which was ranked 3rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New York that has a physical therapy program. It is located in New York. In 2010, 43 students graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York's physical therapy program. Students at Columbia University in the City of New York paid $43,304 per year in tuition fees.

New York University, which is located in New York, is the second-ranked school in New York that has a physical therapy program. It received a ranking of 9th in the country in 2010. 40 students graduated with degree in physical therapy from New York University in 2010. New York University charged in-state students $40,082 in tuition fees per year.

Stony Brook University, which is located in Stony Brook, is the third-ranked school in New York that has a physical therapy program. It received a ranking of 23rd in the country in 2010. 67 students graduated with degree in physical therapy from Stony Brook University in 2010. The tuition rate at Stony Brook University was $6,580 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New York physical therapy school, average tuition will be $19,491 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,830 per year to $43,304 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New York physical therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Columbia University in the City of New York - located in New York, students are charged $43,304 per year
  2. New York University - located in New York, students are charged $40,082 per year
  3. Clarkson University - located in Potsdam, students are charged $34,760 per year

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

  1. CUNY Graduate School and University Center - located in New York, students are charged $4,830 per year
  2. CUNY College of Staten Island - located in Staten Island, students are charged $4,978 per year
  3. Stony Brook University - located in Stony Brook, students are charged $6,580 per year

A physical therapy degree from a New York school... what next?

A large number of New York physical therapy graduates become physical therapists. 13,740 physical therapists were working in New York in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of New York physical therapists:

  1. Bergen County - 7,450 physical therapists
  2. Nassau County - 2,880 physical therapists
  3. Erie County - 900 physical therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of physical therapists in New York will grow by 22%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 16,900 physical therapists working in New York.

Salary

A physical therapist in New York earns $77,160 per year on average. However, New York physical therapists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $43,350 per year to more than $113,280 per year in 2010. On average a physical therapist earns the most in the following New York counties:

  1. Bergen County - $84,180 per year
  2. Columbia County - $80,570 per year
  3. Nassau County - $79,550 per year

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

  1. Tompkins County - $59,360 per year
  2. Warren County - $61,530 per year
  3. Madison County - $64,330 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in physical therapy in New York 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy in New York
  • Master's Degree in Physical Therapy in New York
  • Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy in New York

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physical Therapists 13,740 $77,160 10.9%
 

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