Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In North Carolina

There are 10 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in North Carolina for faculty who teach physical therapy assistant classes to choose from. The trends in North Carolina'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. Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

    2855 Hickory Blvd., Hudson, North Carolina 28638

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  2. South College-Asheville

    29 Turtle Creek Drive, Asheville, North Carolina 28803

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  3. Central Piedmont Community College

    1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

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  4. Fayetteville Technical Community College

    2201 Hull Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303-0236

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  5. Guilford Technical Community College

    601 High Point Rd, Jamestown, North Carolina 27282

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  6. Martin Community College

    1161 Kehukee Pk Rd, Williamston, North Carolina 27892-9988

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  7. McDowell Technical Community College

    54 College Drive, Marion, North Carolina 28752-8728

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  8. Nash Community College

    522 N. Old Carriage Road, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804

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  9. Southwestern Community College in Sylva

    447 College Dr, Sylva, North Carolina 28779

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  10. Surry Community College

    630 S. Main St., Dobson, North Carolina 27017-8432

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Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

North Carolina 2,670
National 111,860

Approximately 2% of the country's physical therapy assistant professionals work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In North Carolina

2,790 2,940 3,090 2,880 2,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Carolina, physical therapy assistant is a shrinking field. There were 120 less physical therapy assistant professionals working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in North Carolina, this field has shrunk by 4% in four years. This decline is slower 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 North Carolina

$32,565 $34,605 $36,300 $37,830 $38,485
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
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 North Carolina. The mean salary for physical therapy assistant professionals in 2006 was $32,565 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $38,485 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$29,010
25th percentile
$33,215
50th percentile
$38,470
75th percentile
$44,025
90th percentile
$48,830

Thus, physical therapy assistant professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 68% 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 North Carolina.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy assistant professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Physical Therapy
$75,000
Physical Therapy Assistant
$38,485
Sports Medicine
$48,298

In North Carolina, 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 North Carolina

associate
10
bachelor
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master
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doctor
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Certificate
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Total10

The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in North Carolina is increasing. In 2006 there were 83 physical therapy assistant graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in North Carolina and in 2010 there were 112 graduates.

This represents a 35% increase in the number of physical therapy assistant degree or certificate school graduates in North Carolina state. 100% of these graduates received an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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