There are schools offering physical therapy programs in New Mexico!
Schools Offering Physical Therapy Programs in New Mexico
The only accredited Physical Therapy school in New Mexico is University of New Mexico-Main Campus. University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, University of New Mexico-Main Campus graduated 20 students from its Physical Therapy programs.
Tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus for students enrolled in Physical Therapy courses was $5,506 per year.
A Physical Therapy degree from a New Mexico school... what next?
The highest percentage of Physical Therapy graduates in New Mexico pursue careers as a physical therapist. The New Mexico counties with the largest populations of physical therapists are:
- Bernalillo County - 530 physical therapists
- Chaves County - 120 physical therapists
- Santa Fe County - 90 physical therapists
A physical therapist in New Mexico earns $70,240 per year on average. However, New Mexico physical therapists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $35,750 per year to more than $122,250 per year in 2010. The following counties in New Mexico have the highest average salaries for physical therapists:
- San Juan County - $79,570 per year
- Chaves County - $76,740 per year
- Santa Fe County - $75,940 per year
The New Mexico counties with the lowest average salary for physical therapists are:
- Cibola County - $64,830 per year
- Bernalillo County - $66,330 per year
- Dona Ana County - $71,550 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional physical therapy statistics regarding a career in Physical Therapy and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as physical therapy assisting or physical therapy.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Master's Degree in Physical Therapy in New Mexico
Curious what studying Physical Therapy gets you?
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