Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Michigan

Physical Therapy Assistant classes faculty can choose to work at one of 12 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Michigan. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physical therapy assistant in the state of Michigan, which encompasses physical therapy assistant training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Baker College of Flint

    1050 West Bristol Road, Flint, Michigan 48507-5508

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  2. Mott Community College

    1401 E Court St, Flint, Michigan 48503

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  3. Delta College

    1961 Delta Road, University Center, Michigan 48710

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  4. Henry Ford Community College

    5101 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1495

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  5. Kellogg Community College

    450 North Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397

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  6. Macomb Community College

    14500 E Twelve Mile Rd, Warren, Michigan 48088-3896

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  7. Mid Michigan Community College

    1375 S Clare Ave, Harrison, Michigan 48625-9447

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  8. Baker College of Muskegon

    1903 Marquette Ave, Muskegon, Michigan 49442

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  9. Siena Heights University

    1247 E. Siena Heights Dr, Adrian, Michigan 49221

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  10. Finlandia University

    601 Quincy St, Hancock, Michigan 49930-1832

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  11. Washtenaw Community College

    4800 E Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105-4800

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  12. Baker College of Allen Park

    4500 Enterprise Dr, Allen Park, Michigan 48101

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Michigan 3,420
National 111,860

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Michigan

3,950 3,720 3,780 3,710 3,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy Assistant is a shrinking field in Michigan. There were 530 less physical therapy assistant professionals working in Michigan in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 13% decline in the field. This decline is faster 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 Michigan

$31,215 $32,095 $33,555 $33,620 $33,465
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physical therapy assistant professionals are growing in Michigan. Physical therapy assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $31,215 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $33,465 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$24,010
25th percentile
$27,980
50th percentile
$32,655
75th percentile
$37,775
90th percentile
$44,585

Thus, physical therapy assistant professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Michigan, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of physical therapy assistant. The pay differential between the highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 86%

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

Physical Therapy
$73,810
Physical Therapy Assistant
$33,465
Sports Medicine
$45,715

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Michigan earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant programs available for each degree type for all schools in Michigan

associate
10
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total12

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is decreasing in Michigan state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Michigan state is increasing. In 2006 there were 213 physical therapy assistant graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in Michigan and in 2010 there were 248 graduates.

Thus there was a 16% percent increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan. 83% of these graduates received a associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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