Shreveport has a total population of 200,145 and a student population of 10,323. Of these students, 823 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
The largest physical therapy school in Shreveport, by student population, is Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport. In 2010, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport graduated approximately 42 students from its physical therapy program.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a physical therapy degree in Shreveport.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Shreveport, your job prospects are good. There were 2,350 physical therapists working in Louisiana and 200 working in the greater Shreveport area in 2010. Shreveport's physical therapist workforce is projected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Shreveport, you can expect to make an average salary of $86,600 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.
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