Physical Therapy Assistant Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

Physical Therapy Assistant faculty can choose to work at only one physical therapy assistant school in Lafayette. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy assistant and physical therapy assistant education in Lafayette, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant certificate level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Lafayette 180
Louisiana 1,910

Exactly 180 of the 1,910 physical therapy assistant professionals employed in Louisiana, work in Lafayette. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Lafayette has shrunk by 0%. As the employment for physical therapy assistant professionals in Lafayette has decreased, overall employment in Lafayette has also decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Physical Therapy Assistant employment growth

1,820 1,790 1,780 1,870 1,910
180 170 180 190 180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$28,440 $26,170 $24,985 $22,405 $24,950
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

Salaries for physical therapy assistant professionals in Lafayette have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $24,950 per year was earned by physical therapy assistant professionals in Lafayette. Four years earlier in 2006, physical therapy assistant professionals in Lafayette made an average salary of $28,440 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lafayette.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Lafayette

10th percentile
$18,615
25th percentile
$20,030
50th percentile
$24,945
75th percentile
$28,440
90th percentile
$33,400

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Lafayette earn a median salary of $24,945 per year. The 10% of physical therapy assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $18,615 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 79% higher salaries.

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

Physical Therapy Assistant
$24,950
Sports Medicine
$39,273
Physical Therapy
$67,920

Lafayette physical therapy assistant professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant schools in Lafayette

1

Many of Lafayette's physical therapy assistant professionals are graduates of the only accredited physical therapy assistant school in the city.

Physical Therapy Assistant Programs Offered In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

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

Student Completed Physical Therapy Assistant Degrees In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
26
Total26

Approximately 26 students completed physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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