Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Arizona

In Arizona, there are 6 accredited schools where physical therapy assistant classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy assistant academic community in Arizona, and the future trends in physical therapy assistant training at the following levels:

  • Physical Therapy Assistant Certificate
  • Associates degree in Physical Therapy Assistant


Schools

  1. Carrington College-Mesa

    630 West Southern Avenue, Mesa, Arizona 85210

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  2. Carrington College-Tucson

    3550 N Oracle Rd., Tucson, Arizona 85705-5885

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  3. GateWay Community College in Phoenix

    108 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

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  4. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

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  5. Carrington College-Westside

    2701 W Bethany Home Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85017-5885

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  6. Pima Medical Institute in Mesa on Dobson

    957 S. Dobson Road, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Arizona 1,590
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Arizona

1,970 1,880 1,890 1,780 1,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, the field of physical therapy assistant is shrinking. In Arizona, 380 less physical therapy assistant professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has shrunk by 19%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of physical therapy assistant professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$27,585 $28,400 $32,695 $34,335 $35,160
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is declining, the salaries paid to physical therapy assistant professionals are increasing in Arizona. In 2006 physical therapy assistant professionals made a mean salary of $27,585 per year, and in 2010 they made $35,160 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$20,495
25th percentile
$25,135
50th percentile
$36,770
75th percentile
$43,350
90th percentile
$48,920

This represents a 22% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Arizona, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of physical therapy assistant. The pay differential between the highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 139%

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

Physical Therapy
$79,350
Physical Therapy Assistant
$35,160
Sports Medicine
$47,608

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Arizona earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total7

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is decreasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Arizona state is increasing. In 2006 there were 223 physical therapy assistant graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 245 graduates.

Thus there was a 10% percent increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona. Most of these graduates, or 71%, earned an undergraduate certificate in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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