Every year approximately 70 students graduate with a degree in physical therapy from Louisiana schools. If you too are interested in a career in physical therapy, Louisiana has 2 physical therapy schools for you to choose from.
The largest physical therapy school in Louisiana, by student population is Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport. It is located in Shreveport. Approximately 42 students graduated with a physical therapy degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport in 2009, which is 60% of the total state physical therapy graduates for that year.
Physical Therapist is the most popular career choice for those who graduate with credentials in physical therapy. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for physical therapy graduates in Louisiana is good. There are currently an estimated 2,350 physical therapists working in Louisiana. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 28%, or to 3,010 physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Louisiana you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $52,560 per year to more than $115,357 per year. In Louisiana, physical therapists make an average of $79,554 per year.
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