Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Alabama

Physical Therapy Assistant classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Alabama. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physical therapy assistant in the state of Alabama, which encompasses physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Community College of the Air Force

    100 S Turner Blvd, Montgomery, Alabama 36114-0011

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  2. South University-Montgomery

    5355 Vaughn Road, Montgomery, Alabama 36116-1120

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  3. George C Wallace Community College-Dothan

    1141 Wallace Drive, Dothan, Alabama 36303-9234

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  4. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville

    801 Main St NW, Hanceville, Alabama 35077-2000

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  5. Jefferson State Community College

    2601 Carson Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35215-3098

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  6. Bishop State Community College

    351 North Broad Street, Mobile, Alabama 36603-5898

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Alabama 2,000
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Alabama

1,790 1,850 1,910 1,970 2,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, physical therapy assistant is a growing field. There were 210 more physical therapy assistant professionals working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alabama, this field has grown by 12% in four years. This is faster than the trend for physical therapy assistant professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$30,805 $31,100 $32,160 $33,575 $34,335
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is growing, the salaries paid to physical therapy assistant professionals are increasing in Alabama. Physical therapy assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $30,805 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $34,335 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$21,515
25th percentile
$28,075
50th percentile
$35,025
75th percentile
$41,205
90th percentile
$46,190

Thus, there was a 10% growth in physical therapy assistant professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Alabama state, within the field of physical therapy assistant, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals earn 115% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy assistant professionals and related professions in Alabama

Physical Therapy
$77,090
Physical Therapy Assistant
$34,335
Sports Medicine
$46,800

In Alabama, physical therapy assistant professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
6
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Alabama is increasing. In 2006 there were 97 physical therapy assistant graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in Alabama and in 2010 there were 124 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama by 28%. 100% of these graduates received an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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