Physical Therapy Assistant Schools
In Des Plaines, Illinois

The city of Des Plaines has only one school where physical therapy assistant faculty can find employment. The trends in Des Plaines' physical therapy assistant academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Des Plaines Vs. Illinois Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Des Plaines 3,320
Illinois 5,350

Exactly 3,320 of Illinois' 5,350 physical therapy assistant professionals work in Des Plaines. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Des Plaines has shrunk by 2%. Overall employment in Des Plaines has increased.

Des Plaines Vs. Illinois Physical Therapy Assistant employment growth

5,200 4,720 4,750 5,640 5,350
3,390 3,020 2,950 3,550 3,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Des Plaines

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Des Plaines

$33,465 $36,305 $39,405 $37,055 $37,810
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant in Des Plaines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Plaines

Salaries for physical therapy assistant professionals in Des Plaines have increased. Des Plaines physical therapy assistant professionals made $37,810 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, physical therapy assistant professionals in Des Plaines made an average salary of $33,465 per year. The growth in the salary of physical therapy assistant professionals in Des Plaines is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Des Plaines

10th percentile
$22,935
25th percentile
$30,810
50th percentile
$38,255
75th percentile
$45,115
90th percentile
$51,485

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Des Plaines earn a median salary of $38,255 per year. The 10% of physical therapy assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $22,935 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $51,485 per year.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy assistant professionals and related professions in Des Plaines

Physical Therapy Assistant
$37,810
Sports Medicine
$50,438
Physical Therapy
$80,710

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

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant schools in Des Plaines

1

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

Physical Therapy Assistant Programs Offered In Des Plaines

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Des Plaines' physical therapy assistant school offers one physical therapy assistant degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Assistant Degrees In Des Plaines

associate
26
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total26

Approximately 26 students graduated from physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Des Plaines, Illinois

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