Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Iowa

Physical Therapy Assistant classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Iowa. The trends in Iowa's physical therapy assistant academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in physical therapy assistant includes physical therapy assistant training at the following levels:

  • Physical Therapy Assistant Certificate
  • Associates degree in Physical Therapy Assistant


Schools

  1. Eastern Iowa Community College District

    306 W River Dr, Davenport, Iowa 52801-1221

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  2. Indian Hills Community College

    525 Grandview, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

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  3. Kirkwood Community College

    6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2068

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  4. Mercy College of Health Sciences

    928 Sixth Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239

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  5. North Iowa Area Community College

    500 College Dr, Mason City, Iowa 50401

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  6. Western Iowa Tech Community College

    4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51102-5199

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Iowa 1,320
National 111,860

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Iowa

1,510 1,530 1,460 1,280 1,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy assistant professionals is shrinking in Iowa. There were 190 less physical therapy assistant professionals working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Iowa, this field has shrunk by 13% in four years. This decline is faster 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 Iowa

$26,590 $28,130 $29,780 $32,150 $33,005
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by physical therapy assistant professionals is increasing in Iowa. In 2006 physical therapy assistant professionals made a mean salary of $26,590 per year, and in 2010 they made $33,005 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$21,390
25th percentile
$26,955
50th percentile
$32,645
75th percentile
$38,480
90th percentile
$45,245

This represents a growth in salaries of 19%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 112% pay differential between the highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of physical therapy assistant in Iowa.

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

Physical Therapy
$70,990
Physical Therapy Assistant
$33,005
Sports Medicine
$43,122

In Iowa, 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 Iowa

associate
6
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total8

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is decreasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Iowa state is increasing. In 2006, 65 students graduated from physical therapy assistant courses in Iowa. And in 2010, 66 students graduated.

This represents a 2% increase in the number of physical therapy assistant degree or certificate school graduates in Iowa state. A majority of these graduates, or 75%, graduated with an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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