Physical Therapy Assistant Schools
In Athens, Georgia

The city of Athens has only one school where physical therapy assistant faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy assistant and physical therapy assistant education in Athens, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Georgia Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Athens 40
Georgia 2,170

Exactly 40 of the 2,170 physical therapy assistant professionals employed in Georgia, work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Athens has shrunk by 20%. As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Athens has decreased, overall employment in Athens has increased.

Athens Vs. Georgia Physical Therapy Assistant employment growth

2,140 2,150 2,060 2,230 2,170
50 70 50 100 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$36,330 $27,370 $28,660 $24,255 $18,580
$34,260 $35,170 $37,200 $38,110 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

Salaries for physical therapy assistant professionals in Athens have decreased. In 2010 Athens physical therapy assistant professionals earned an average yearly salary of $18,580. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for physical therapy assistant professionals in Athens was $36,330 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Athens.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Athens

10th percentile
$15,670
25th percentile
$16,530
50th percentile
$17,940
75th percentile
$19,520
90th percentile
$24,000

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Athens earn a median salary of $17,940 per year. The 10% of physical therapy assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $15,670 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 53% higher salaries.

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

Physical Therapy Assistant
$18,580
Sports Medicine
$44,735
Physical Therapy
$70,890

Physical therapy assistant professional salaries in Athens are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant schools in Athens

1

There is only one accredited physical therapy assistant school in the city. Many of Athens' physical therapy assistant professionals are graduates of this school.

Physical Therapy Assistant Programs Offered In Athens

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in physical therapy assistant offered by Athens' physical therapy assistant school.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Assistant Degrees In Athens

associate
14
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total14

Approximately 14 students completed physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Athens, Georgia

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