Physical Therapy Assistant Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

Physical Therapy Assistant faculty can choose to work at only one physical therapy assistant school in Boston. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy assistant and physical therapy assistant education in Boston, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Boston 1,410
Massachusetts 3,300

Of the 3,300 physical therapy assistant professionals employed in Massachusetts, 1,410 work in Boston. The number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Boston has grown by 1% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Physical Therapy Assistant employment growth

3,120 2,810 3,240 3,230 3,300
1,390 1,070 1,520 1,360 1,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$35,455 $38,500 $38,270 $39,480 $39,380
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

In Boston, salaries for physical therapy assistant professionals have increased. In 2010 physical therapy assistant professionals in Boston reportedly earned an average salary of $39,380 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, physical therapy assistant professionals in Boston made an average salary of $35,455 per year. The growth in the salary of physical therapy assistant professionals in Boston is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$28,125
25th percentile
$33,175
50th percentile
$39,920
75th percentile
$45,810
90th percentile
$52,550

Physical therapy assistant professionals make a median salary of $39,920 per year in Boston. The difference in pay between the physical therapy assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 87%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,125 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $52,550 per year.

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

Physical Therapy Assistant
$39,380
Sports Medicine
$50,788
Physical Therapy
$73,560

Boston physical therapy assistant professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant schools in Boston

1

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

Physical Therapy Assistant Programs Offered In Boston

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Physical Therapy Assistant Degrees In Boston

associate
13
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total13

In 2010 approximately 13 students completed physical therapy assistant courses.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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