Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Kansas

In Kansas, there are 4 accredited schools where physical therapy assistant classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physical therapy assistant in the state of Kansas, which encompasses physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Colby Community College

    1255 S Range, Colby, Kansas 67701

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  2. Kansas City Kansas Community College

    7250 State Ave, Kansas City, Kansas 66112

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  3. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

    1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, Kansas 67901

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  4. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Kansas 1,390
National 111,860

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Kansas

1,310 1,420 1,350 1,470 1,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy assistant professionals is growing in Kansas. 80 more physical therapy assistant professionals were working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 6% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the national trend for physical therapy assistant professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of physical therapy assistant professionals working around the nation.

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$31,000 $32,705 $33,350 $35,505 $36,890
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
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 Kansas. Physical therapy assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $31,000 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $36,890 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$26,550
25th percentile
$30,780
50th percentile
$35,990
75th percentile
$42,430
90th percentile
$49,175

This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Kansas, 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 85%

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

Physical Therapy
$75,400
Physical Therapy Assistant
$36,890
Sports Medicine
$48,220

In Kansas, physical therapy assistant professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Kansas is increasing. In Kansas, there were 44 graduates in 2006. And there were 52 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 Kansas by 18%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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