Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Connecticut

Connecticut has 7 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 Connecticut, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Capital Community College

    950 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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  2. Housatonic Community College

    900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-4704

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  3. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  4. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  5. Norwalk Community College

    188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

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  6. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

    Park Pl E, Winsted, Connecticut 06098

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  7. Tunxis Community College

    271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, Connecticut 06032-3187

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Connecticut 980
National 111,860

Approximately 1% of the country's physical therapy assistant professionals work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Connecticut

1,160 1,140 1,060 950 980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, physical therapy assistant is a shrinking field. 180 less physical therapy assistant professionals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 16% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for physical therapy assistant professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$34,175 $36,500 $39,650 $41,450 $41,350
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
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 Connecticut. The mean salary for physical therapy assistant professionals in 2006 was $34,175 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $41,350 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$29,855
25th percentile
$35,740
50th percentile
$40,810
75th percentile
$47,455
90th percentile
$54,345

This represents a 17% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of physical therapy assistant, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals earning 82% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Connecticut state.

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

Physical Therapy
$81,790
Physical Therapy Assistant
$41,350
Sports Medicine
$55,228

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Connecticut 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 Connecticut

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is decreasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Connecticut state is increasing. In Connecticut, there were 7 graduates in 2006. And there were 15 graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 114% percent increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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