Physical Therapy Assistant Schools
In Los Angeles, California

The city of Los Angeles has only one school where physical therapy assistant faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy assistant academic community in Los Angeles, and the future trends. Academia in physical therapy assistant includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant certificate level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Los Angeles 2,830
California 10,540

Exactly 2,830 of the 10,540 physical therapy assistant professionals employed in California, work in Los Angeles. There has been a 24% growth in the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Los Angeles between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Los Angeles has also increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Physical Therapy Assistant employment growth

8,570 8,160 9,040 10,110 10,540
2,290 2,070 2,290 2,480 2,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$41,620 $40,155 $41,230 $41,515 $42,305
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

Salaries for physical therapy assistant professionals in Los Angeles have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $42,305 per year was earned by physical therapy assistant professionals in Los Angeles. Physical therapy assistant professionals in Los Angeles made a yearly average salary of $41,620, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Los Angeles.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Los Angeles

10th percentile
$24,565
25th percentile
$36,425
50th percentile
$42,795
75th percentile
$49,465
90th percentile
$56,740

Los Angeles physical therapy assistant professionals earn a median yearly salary of $42,795. The difference in pay between the physical therapy assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 131%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,565 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $56,740 per year.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy assistant professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

Physical Therapy Assistant
$42,305
Sports Medicine
$55,510
Physical Therapy
$84,590

On average physical therapy assistant professional salaries in Los Angeles are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant schools in Los Angeles

1

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

Physical Therapy Assistant Programs Offered In Los Angeles

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in physical therapy assistant offered by Los Angeles' physical therapy assistant school.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Assistant Degrees In Los Angeles

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
153
Total153

Approximately 153 students graduated from physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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