Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In New Mexico

In New Mexico, there are 2 accredited schools where physical therapy assistant classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physical therapy assistant in the state of New Mexico, which encompasses physical therapy assistant training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Pima Medical Institute in Albuquerque on Cutler

    4400 Cutler Avenue NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110

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  2. San Juan College

    4601 College Blvd, Farmington, New Mexico 87402-4699

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

New Mexico 680
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of New Mexico.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In New Mexico

540 440 560 580 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Mexico, the field of physical therapy assistant is growing. In 2010 there were 140 more physical therapy assistant professionals working in New Mexico than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physical therapy assistant has grown by 26% in New Mexico. 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 New Mexico

$31,235 $33,135 $36,040 $33,885 $32,920
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Mexico, as the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is growing, the salaries earned by physical therapy assistant professionals are increasing. The mean salary for physical therapy assistant professionals in 2006 was $31,235 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $32,920 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$21,865
25th percentile
$25,145
50th percentile
$31,445
75th percentile
$39,310
90th percentile
$46,780

This represents a 5% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 114% 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 New Mexico.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy assistant professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Physical Therapy
$70,240
Physical Therapy Assistant
$32,920
Sports Medicine
$44,042

In New Mexico, 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 New Mexico

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in New Mexico is increasing. In 2006, 18 students graduated from physical therapy assistant courses in New Mexico. And in 2010, 25 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico by 39%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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