Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Massachusetts

There are 6 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts, and the future trends in physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Bay State College

    122 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  2. Berkshire Community College

    1350 West Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201-5786

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  3. Massachusetts Bay Community College

    50 Oakland St, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481-5399

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  4. Mount Wachusett Community College

    444 Green St, Gardner, Massachusetts 01440-1000

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  5. North Shore Community College

    1 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923-0840

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  6. Springfield Technical Community College

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Massachusetts 3,300
National 111,860

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Massachusetts

3,120 2,810 3,240 3,230 3,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Massachusetts, the field of physical therapy assistant is growing. In Massachusetts, 180 more physical therapy assistant professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has grown by 6%. 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 Massachusetts

$36,175 $38,170 $38,630 $40,060 $40,290
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is growing, the salaries paid to physical therapy assistant professionals are increasing in Massachusetts. The mean salary for physical therapy assistant professionals in 2006 was $36,175 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $40,290 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$28,085
25th percentile
$34,195
50th percentile
$40,425
75th percentile
$46,170
90th percentile
$52,990

This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Massachusetts state, within the field of physical therapy assistant, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals earn 89% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

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

Physical Therapy
$75,190
Physical Therapy Assistant
$40,290
Sports Medicine
$51,105

In Massachusetts, 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 Massachusetts

associate
6
bachelor
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master
0
doctor
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Certificate
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Total6

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is increasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Massachusetts state is also increasing. In 2006, 47 students graduated from physical therapy assistant courses in Massachusetts. And in 2010, 69 students graduated.

This represents a 47% increase in the number of physical therapy assistant degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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