Physical Therapy Assistant Schools
In La Plata, Maryland

The city of La Plata has only one school where physical therapy assistant faculty can find employment. The trends in La Plata's physical therapy assistant academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

La Plata Vs. Maryland Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

La Plata 1,160
Maryland 2,830

Exactly 1,160 of the 2,830 physical therapy assistant professionals employed in Maryland, work in La Plata. Between 2006 and 2010, in La Plata, there has been a 61% growth in the number of physical therapy assistant professionals. Overall employment in La Plata has also increased.

La Plata Vs. Maryland Physical Therapy Assistant employment growth

2,290 2,220 2,560 2,250 2,830
720 770 790 960 1,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: La Plata

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All professions salaries in La Plata

$34,270 $35,755 $36,920 $36,540 $37,580
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant in La Plata
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in La Plata

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in La Plata has grown, salaries for physical therapy assistant professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $37,580 per year was earned by physical therapy assistant professionals in La Plata. Four years earlier in 2006, physical therapy assistant professionals in La Plata made an average salary of $34,270 per year. The growth in the salary of physical therapy assistant professionals in La Plata is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in La Plata

10th percentile
$21,845
25th percentile
$27,095
50th percentile
$36,280
75th percentile
$44,460
90th percentile
$54,725

Physical therapy assistant professionals in La Plata earn a median salary of $36,280 per year. The 10% of physical therapy assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,845 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 151% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy assistant professionals and related professions in La Plata

Physical Therapy Assistant
$37,580
Sports Medicine
$52,438
Physical Therapy
$82,280

Physical therapy assistant professional salaries in La Plata are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant schools in La Plata

1

There is only one accredited physical therapy assistant school in the city. Many of La Plata's physical therapy assistant professionals are graduates of this school.

Physical Therapy Assistant Programs Offered In La Plata

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

La Plata's physical therapy assistant school offers one physical therapy assistant degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Assistant Degrees In La Plata

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

Approximately 7 students graduated from physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in La Plata, Maryland

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