Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Louisiana

There are 7 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Louisiana for faculty who teach physical therapy assistant classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy assistant academic community in Louisiana, and the future trends in physical therapy assistant training at the following levels:

  • Physical Therapy Assistant Certificate
  • Associates degree in Physical Therapy Assistant


Schools

  1. Bossier Parish Community College

    6220 East Texas, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111-6922

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  2. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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  3. Louisiana College

    1140 College Dr, Pineville, Louisiana 71359

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  4. Our Lady of the Lake College

    7434 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-4380

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  5. Unitech Training Academy

    3605 Ambassador Caffery, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

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  6. Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe

    111 Crosley St. Suite 4, West Monroe, Louisiana 71291

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  7. Unitech Training Academy-Houma

    1227 Grand Calliou Rd, Houma, Louisiana 70363

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Louisiana 1,910
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Louisiana.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Louisiana

1,820 1,790 1,780 1,870 1,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy assistant professionals is growing in Louisiana. 90 more physical therapy assistant professionals were working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physical therapy assistant has grown by 5% in Louisiana. 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 Louisiana

$29,400 $30,930 $31,315 $32,160 $32,475
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by physical therapy assistant professionals is increasing in Louisiana. Physical therapy assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $29,400 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $32,475 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$19,350
25th percentile
$25,530
50th percentile
$31,485
75th percentile
$39,420
90th percentile
$46,955

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of physical therapy assistant, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals earning 143% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Louisiana state.

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

Physical Therapy
$79,920
Physical Therapy Assistant
$32,475
Sports Medicine
$44,020

In Louisiana, 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 Louisiana

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total7

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Louisiana is increasing. In 2006, 97 students graduated from physical therapy assistant courses in Louisiana. And in 2010, 135 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana by 39%. A majority of these graduates, or 57%, graduated with an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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