Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Georgia

There are 4 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Georgia for faculty who teach physical therapy assistant classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy assistant and physical therapy assistant training in Georgia, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Darton College

    2400 Gillionville Rd, Albany, Georgia 31707-3098

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  2. South University-Savannah

    709 Mall Blvd, Savannah, Georgia 31406

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  3. Chattahoochee Technical College

    980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE, Marietta, Georgia 30060-3300

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  4. Athens Technical College

    800 US Hwy 29 N, Athens, Georgia 30601-1500

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Georgia 2,170
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Georgia

2,140 2,150 2,060 2,230 2,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy Assistant is a growing field in Georgia. In Georgia, 30 more physical therapy assistant professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physical therapy assistant has grown by 1% in Georgia. This growth 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 Georgia

$30,330 $33,180 $34,495 $36,025 $35,015
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
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 Georgia. Physical therapy assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $30,330 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $35,015 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$21,470
25th percentile
$28,145
50th percentile
$35,645
75th percentile
$41,940
90th percentile
$48,540

This represents a 13% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Georgia, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of physical therapy assistant. The pay differential between the highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 126%

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

Physical Therapy
$76,330
Physical Therapy Assistant
$35,015
Sports Medicine
$47,330

In Georgia, physical therapy assistant professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant programs available for each degree type for all schools in Georgia

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is increasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Georgia state is also increasing. In Georgia, there were 48 graduates in 2006. And there were 68 graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia by 42%. 100% of these graduates received an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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