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Physical Therapy in Maryland

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Schools Offering Physical Therapy Programs in Maryland

Around 0.1% of Maryland's graduates graduate from physical therapy degree programs every year. Thus, Maryland's 2 physical therapy schools put out approximately 82 physical therapists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maryland with a physical therapy program is University of Maryland Eastern Shore, which is located in Princess Anne. In 2010, it was ranked 51st nationwide. In 2010, 15 students graduated from University of Maryland Eastern Shore's physical therapy program. Students at University of Maryland Eastern Shore paid $6,305 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Maryland that has a physical therapy program is University of Maryland-Baltimore. University of Maryland-Baltimore, which was ranked 98th in the country in 2010, is located in Baltimore. In 2010, University of Maryland-Baltimore graduated 67 students from its physical therapy program.


If you choose to attend a Maryland physical therapy school, average tuition will be $3,153 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $6,305 per year to $6,305 per year. The Maryland physical therapy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Maryland Eastern Shore - located in Princess Anne, students are charged $6,305 per year

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

  1. University of Maryland Eastern Shore - located in Princess Anne, students are charged $6,305 per year

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

Most people who graduate from physical therapy school in Maryland go on to work as a physical therapist. If you decide to work as a physical therapist in Maryland, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 3,770 Maryland physical therapists as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Maryland physical therapists:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 2,010 physical therapists
  2. Frederick County - 940 physical therapists
  3. Washington County - 120 physical therapists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of physical therapists is expected to grow by 34% by 2018. There are projected to be 5,230 physical therapists working in the Maryland then.


A physical therapist in Maryland earns $84,960 per year on average. However, Maryland physical therapists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $41,330 per year to more than $129,520 per year in 2010. The counties in Maryland with the highest average salary for a physical therapist are:

  1. Caroline County - $89,470 per year
  2. Frederick County - $87,780 per year
  3. Anne Arundel County - $84,620 per year

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

  1. Allegany County - $77,200 per year
  2. Somerset County - $82,870 per year
  3. Washington County - $83,320 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Maryland statistics regarding a career in physical therapy. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy assisting or sports medicine.

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

  • Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy in Maryland

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Physical Therapists 3,770 $84,960 24.4%

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