Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Missouri

Missouri has 5 accredited physical therapy assistant schools where physical therapy assistant faculty who teach physical therapy assistant classes can find employment. The trends in Missouri's physical therapy assistant academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in physical therapy assistant includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Ozarks Technical Community College

    1001 E. Chestnut Expressway, Springfield, Missouri 65802

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  2. Linn State Technical College

    One Technology Drive, Linn, Missouri 65051-9607

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  3. Missouri Western State University

    4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  4. Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley

    3201 SW Trafficway, Kansas City, Missouri 64111-2429

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  5. Saint Louis Community College-Meramec

    11333 Big Bend Blvd, Kirkwood, Missouri 63122

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +

Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Missouri 2,430
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Missouri.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Missouri

2,080 2,090 2,040 2,120 2,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy Assistant is a growing field in Missouri. 350 more physical therapy assistant professionals were working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 17% growth in the field. This is faster 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 Missouri

$29,190 $31,550 $32,770 $34,780 $35,845
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
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 Missouri. The mean salary for physical therapy assistant professionals in 2006 was $29,190 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $35,845 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$25,290
25th percentile
$29,695
50th percentile
$35,055
75th percentile
$41,755
90th percentile
$49,230

This represents a growth in salaries of 19%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Missouri, 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 95%

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

Physical Therapy
$70,040
Physical Therapy Assistant
$35,845
Sports Medicine
$44,928

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Missouri 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 Missouri

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Missouri is increasing. In 2006, 67 students graduated from physical therapy assistant courses in Missouri. And in 2010, 71 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri by 6%. 100% of these graduates received an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Missouri

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

We currently gathering data for the number of physical therapy assistant faculty, growth in the field of physical therapy assistant academia and physical therapy assistant faculty salaries in Missouri. Please enter your information in the form below if you are involved in teaching physical therapy assistant courses to students at the associates degree in physical therapy assistant level This will help us build a valuable free database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of physical therapy assistant in Missouri. All information you submit will be anonymous. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

Career Index

Your free online education database