Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Mississippi

There are 4 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Mississippi for faculty who teach physical therapy assistant classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy assistant and physical therapy assistant training in Mississippi, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  2. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  3. Meridian Community College

    910 Hwy 19 N, Meridian, Mississippi 39307-5801

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  4. Pearl River Community College

    101 Hwy 11 N, Poplarville, Mississippi 39470

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Mississippi 860
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Mississippi

880 890 970 920 860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy assistant professionals is shrinking in Mississippi. There were 20 less physical therapy assistant professionals working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has shrunk by 2%. This is slower than the trend for physical therapy assistant professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$27,750 $30,655 $30,825 $30,560 $31,405
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is declining, the salaries paid to physical therapy assistant professionals are increasing in Mississippi. Physical therapy assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $27,750 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $31,405 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$18,390
25th percentile
$22,475
50th percentile
$29,060
75th percentile
$38,705
90th percentile
$46,905

Thus, there was a 12% growth in physical therapy assistant professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 155% pay differential between the highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of physical therapy assistant in Mississippi.

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

Physical Therapy
$73,670
Physical Therapy Assistant
$31,405
Sports Medicine
$44,120

In Mississippi, physical therapy assistant professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Mississippi is increasing. In 2006 there were 41 physical therapy assistant graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in Mississippi and in 2010 there were 71 graduates.

Thus there was a 73% percent increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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