Physical Therapy Assistant Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

The city of Birmingham 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 Birmingham, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Birmingham 150
Alabama 2,000

Exactly 150 of Alabama's 2,000 physical therapy assistant professionals work in Birmingham. There has been a 15% growth in the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Birmingham between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Birmingham has increased, overall employment in Birmingham has decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Physical Therapy Assistant employment growth

1,790 1,850 1,910 1,970 2,000
130 130 140 No data 150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$29,650 $27,870 $27,985 No data $35,980
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Birmingham has grown, salaries for physical therapy assistant professionals have also increased. Birmingham physical therapy assistant professionals made $35,980 per year, on average, in 2010. Physical therapy assistant professionals in Birmingham made a yearly average salary of $29,650, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Birmingham.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Birmingham

10th percentile
$27,190
25th percentile
$30,465
50th percentile
$35,865
75th percentile
$41,610
90th percentile
$47,910

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Birmingham make a median yearly salary of $35,865. The difference in pay between the physical therapy assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 76%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,190 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $47,910 per year.

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

Physical Therapy Assistant
$35,980
Sports Medicine
$50,107
Physical Therapy
$78,360

On average physical therapy assistant professional salaries in Birmingham are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant schools in Birmingham

1

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

Physical Therapy Assistant Programs Offered In Birmingham

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Birmingham's physical therapy assistant school offers one physical therapy assistant degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Assistant Degrees In Birmingham

associate
18
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total18

In 2010 approximately 18 students completed physical therapy assistant courses.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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