Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Colorado

Colorado has 4 accredited physical therapy assistant schools where physical therapy assistant faculty who teach physical therapy assistant classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy assistant and physical therapy assistant training in Colorado, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Arapahoe Community College

    5900 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton, Colorado 80160-9002

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  2. Morgan Community College

    920 Barlow Road, Fort Morgan, Colorado 80701

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  3. Pueblo Community College

    900 West Orman Avenue, Pueblo, Colorado 81004-1499

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  4. Pima Medical Institute in Denver

    7475 Dakin St Suite 100, Denver, Colorado 80221

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Colorado 1,180
National 111,860

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Colorado

1,240 1,130 1,090 1,050 1,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy Assistant is a shrinking field in Colorado. There were 60 less physical therapy assistant professionals working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physical therapy assistant has shrunk by 5% in Colorado. This decline is slower 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 Colorado

$30,200 $32,655 $34,210 $34,155 $35,195
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physical therapy assistant professionals are growing in Colorado. In 2006 physical therapy assistant professionals made a mean salary of $30,200 per year, and in 2010 they made $35,195 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$24,515
25th percentile
$29,105
50th percentile
$34,755
75th percentile
$40,785
90th percentile
$47,850

Thus, physical therapy assistant professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of physical therapy assistant, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals earning 95% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Colorado state.

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

Physical Therapy
$71,920
Physical Therapy Assistant
$35,195
Sports Medicine
$47,688

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Colorado 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 Colorado

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Colorado is increasing. In 2006 there were 59 physical therapy assistant graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in Colorado and in 2010 there were 99 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado by 68%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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