Physical Therapy Assistant Schools
In Meridian, Mississippi

The city of Meridian has only one school where physical therapy assistant faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy assistant and physical therapy assistant education in Meridian, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Meridian Vs. Mississippi Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Meridian 140
Mississippi 860

Of the 860 physical therapy assistant professionals employed in Mississippi, 140 work in Meridian. There has been a 180% growth in the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Meridian between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Meridian has decreased.

Meridian Vs. Mississippi Physical Therapy Assistant employment growth

880 890 970 920 860
50 40 90 No data 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Meridian

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Meridian

$39,630 $44,440 $31,340 No data $35,400
$27,970 $29,800 $30,880 No data $31,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant in Meridian
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Meridian

In Meridian, salaries for physical therapy assistant professionals have decreased. In 2010 Meridian physical therapy assistant professionals earned an average yearly salary of $35,400. Physical therapy assistant professionals in Meridian made a yearly average salary of $39,630, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of physical therapy assistant professionals in Meridian is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Meridian

10th percentile
$23,375
25th percentile
$27,715
50th percentile
$33,700
75th percentile
$40,520
90th percentile
$47,235

Physical therapy assistant professionals make a median salary of $33,700 per year in Meridian. The 10% of physical therapy assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,375 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $47,235 per year.

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

Physical Therapy Assistant
$35,400
Sports Medicine
$48,363
Physical Therapy
$74,290

Physical therapy assistant professional salaries in Meridian are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant schools in Meridian

1

There is only one accredited physical therapy assistant school in the city. Many of Meridian's physical therapy assistant professionals are graduates of this school.

Physical Therapy Assistant Programs Offered In Meridian

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Physical Therapy Assistant Degrees In Meridian

associate
9
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total9

Approximately 9 students completed physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Meridian, Mississippi

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