Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Kentucky

Kentucky has 6 accredited physical therapy assistant schools where physical therapy assistant faculty who teach physical therapy assistant classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy assistant academic community in Kentucky, and the future trends in physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Hazard Community and Technical College

    One Community College Drive, Hazard, Kentucky 41701-2402

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  2. Jefferson Community and Technical College

    109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2005

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  3. Madisonville Community College

    2000 College Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431-9199

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  4. West Kentucky Community and Technical College

    4810 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-7380

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  5. Somerset Community College

    808 Monticello Street, Somerset, Kentucky 42501-2973

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  6. Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

    700 College Rd, Cumberland, Kentucky 40823

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Kentucky 2,190
National 111,860

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Kentucky

1,780 1,690 1,790 2,140 2,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy assistant professionals is growing in Kentucky. There were 410 more physical therapy assistant professionals working in Kentucky in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kentucky, this field has grown by 23% in four years. This growth is faster 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 Kentucky

$31,020 $32,755 $32,355 $35,110 $34,890
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is growing, the salaries earned by physical therapy assistant professionals are increasing. In 2006 physical therapy assistant professionals made a mean salary of $31,020 per year, and in 2010 they made $34,890 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$23,615
25th percentile
$28,590
50th percentile
$33,210
75th percentile
$39,675
90th percentile
$48,680

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Kentucky, 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 106%

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

Physical Therapy
$76,720
Physical Therapy Assistant
$34,890
Sports Medicine
$45,865

In Kentucky, 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 Kentucky

associate
6
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is increasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Kentucky state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 69 physical therapy assistant graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in Kentucky and in 2010 there were 79 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky by 14%. 100% of these graduates received an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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