Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Oregon

There is only one accredited physical therapy assistant school in Oregon 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 Oregon, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Mt Hood Community College

    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, Oregon 97030

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Oregon 1,210
National 111,860

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Oregon

1,040 1,020 1,000 1,140 1,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, physical therapy assistant is a growing field. In Oregon, 170 more physical therapy assistant professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Oregon, this field has grown by 16% in four years. 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 Oregon

$32,315 $32,980 $34,685 $36,600 $37,855
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is growing, the salaries paid to physical therapy assistant professionals are increasing in Oregon. In 2006 physical therapy assistant professionals made a mean salary of $32,315 per year, and in 2010 they made $37,855 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$29,795
25th percentile
$33,250
50th percentile
$37,960
75th percentile
$42,650
90th percentile
$46,085

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of physical therapy assistant, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals earning 55% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Oregon state.

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

Physical Therapy
$75,150
Physical Therapy Assistant
$37,855
Sports Medicine
$49,835

In Oregon, 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 Oregon

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited physical therapy assistant school in Oregon state is decreasing. In 2006, 24 students graduated from physical therapy assistant courses in Oregon. And in 2010, 23 students graduated.

This represents a 4% decrease in the number of physical therapy assistant degree or certificate school graduates in Oregon state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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