Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Illinois

Illinois has 10 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 Illinois, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Southwestern Illinois College

    2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, Illinois 62221-5899

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  2. Black Hawk College

    6600-34th Avenue, Moline, Illinois 61265-5899

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  3. College of DuPage

    425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599

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  4. Elgin Community College

    1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Illinois 60123-7193

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  5. Illinois Central College

    One College Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61635-0001

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  6. Kaskaskia College

    27210 College Rd, Centralia, Illinois 62801

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  7. Lake Land College

    5001 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, Illinois 61938

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  8. Morton College

    3801 S Central Ave, Cicero, Illinois 60804-4398

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  9. Oakton Community College

    1600 E Golf Rd., Des Plaines, Illinois 60016-1268

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  10. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Illinois 5,350
National 111,860

Approximately 5% of the country's physical therapy assistant professionals work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Illinois

5,200 4,720 4,750 5,640 5,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, the field of physical therapy assistant is growing. There were 150 more physical therapy assistant professionals working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 3% growth in the field. 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 Illinois

$32,995 $35,875 $38,040 $36,985 $37,220
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Illinois, as the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is growing, the salaries earned by physical therapy assistant professionals are increasing. Physical therapy assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $32,995 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $37,220 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$24,560
25th percentile
$29,915
50th percentile
$36,600
75th percentile
$44,045
90th percentile
$51,640

This represents a 11% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Illinois state, within the field of physical therapy assistant, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals earn 110% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

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

Physical Therapy
$79,070
Physical Therapy Assistant
$37,220
Sports Medicine
$49,738

In Illinois, 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 Illinois

associate
10
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Illinois is increasing. In Illinois, there were 180 graduates in 2006. And there were 202 graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 12% percent increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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