Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Maryland

Physical Therapy Assistant classes faculty can choose to work at one of 8 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Maryland. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physical therapy assistant in the state of Maryland, which encompasses physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Allegany College of Maryland

    12401 Willowbrook Rd SE, Cumberland, Maryland 21502-2596

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  2. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  3. Baltimore City Community College

    2901 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215-7893

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  4. Cecil College

    One Seahawk Drive, North East, Maryland 21901-1999

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  5. College of Southern Maryland

    8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, Maryland 20646-0910

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  6. Chesapeake College

    1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, Maryland 21679-0008

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  7. Montgomery College

    51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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  8. Carroll Community College

    1601 Washington Rd, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Maryland 2,830
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Maryland

2,290 2,220 2,560 2,250 2,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, physical therapy assistant is a growing field. In 2010 there were 540 more physical therapy assistant professionals working in Maryland than there were in 2006. This represents a 24% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of physical therapy assistant professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$33,330 $34,720 $35,915 $36,395 $38,990
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
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The amount earned by physical therapy assistant professionals is increasing in Maryland. In 2006 physical therapy assistant professionals made a mean salary of $33,330 per year, and in 2010 they made $38,990 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$22,460
25th percentile
$30,800
50th percentile
$38,745
75th percentile
$46,390
90th percentile
$55,075

Thus, there was a 15% growth in physical therapy assistant professionals' 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 145% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Maryland state.

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

Physical Therapy
$84,960
Physical Therapy Assistant
$38,990
Sports Medicine
$49,695

In Maryland, 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 Maryland

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8
bachelor
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Certificate
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Total8

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is increasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Maryland state is also increasing. In Maryland, there were 75 graduates in 2006. And there were 97 graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

This represents a 29% increase in the number of physical therapy assistant degree or certificate school graduates in Maryland state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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