Physical Therapy in Oregon

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Schools Offering Physical Therapy Programs in Oregon


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Oregon graduates receive degrees in physical therapy. That means an estimated 51 physical therapists graduate from Oregon's 2 physical therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oregon that has a physical therapy program is Pacific University. Pacific University, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in Forest Grove. In 2010, Pacific University graduated 48 students from its physical therapy program. Pacific University charged in-state students $31,702 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Oregon that has a physical therapy program is Treasure Valley Community College. Treasure Valley Community College, which was ranked 88th in the country in 2010, is located in Ontario. In 2010, Treasure Valley Community College graduated 3 students from its physical therapy program. The tuition rate at Treasure Valley Community College was $4,095 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Oregon's physical therapy schools ranges from $31,702 per year to $4,095 per year. But, the average tuition is $17,899 per year. In 2010, the physical therapy schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Oregon were:

  1. Pacific University - located in Forest Grove, students are charged $31,702 per year
  2. Treasure Valley Community College - located in Ontario, students are charged $4,095 per year

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

  1. Treasure Valley Community College - located in Ontario, students are charged $4,095 per year
  2. Pacific University - located in Forest Grove, students are charged $31,702 per year

A physical therapy degree from an Oregon school... what next?

The highest percentage of physical therapy graduates in Oregon pursue careers as a physical therapist. Oregon had 2,370 physical therapists in 2010. In Oregon, the largest numbers of physical therapists work in the following counties:

  1. Clackamas County - 1,420 physical therapists
  2. Lane County - 270 physical therapists
  3. Deschutes County - 190 physical therapists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of physical therapists is expected to grow by 23% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,620 physical therapists working in the Oregon then.

Salary

On average, a physical therapist earns a salary of $75,150 per year in Oregon state. However, this number is only an average. physical therapists in Oregon had varying salaries from $28,180 to $96,490 per year in 2010. The following counties in Oregon have the highest average salaries for physical therapists:

  1. Douglas County - $82,730 per year
  2. Marion County - $81,780 per year
  3. Clatsop County - $80,190 per year

On average, physical therapists earns the least in the following Oregon counties:

  1. Benton County - $64,930 per year
  2. Jackson County - $70,630 per year
  3. Deschutes County - $71,160 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Oregon statistics regarding a career in physical therapy and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as physical therapy assisting or sports medicine.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy in Oregon
  • Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy in Oregon

Want to study at your own time and pace?

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,781 miles from location Pacific University Forest Grove OR 27.563 26% 3,198
7,542 miles from location Treasure Valley Community College Ontario OR 12.3871 n/a 2,618
 

Curious what studying Physical Therapy gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physical Therapists + 2,370 $75,150 44.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are physical therapy related jobs in Oregon