Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, there are 14 accredited schools where physical therapy assistant classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy assistant and physical therapy assistant training in Pennsylvania, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy Assistant


Schools

  1. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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  2. Butler County Community College

    College Drive Oak Hills, Butler, Pennsylvania 16003-1203

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  3. California University of Pennsylvania

    250 University Ave, California, Pennsylvania 15419-1394

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  4. Central Penn College

    College Hill & Valley Rds, Summerdale, Pennsylvania 17093-0309

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  5. Harcum College

    750 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010-3470

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  6. Kaplan Career Institute-ICM Campus

    10-14 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222

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  7. Lehigh Carbon Community College

    4525 Education Park Dr, Schnecksville, Pennsylvania 18078-2598

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  8. Mercyhurst College

    501 E 38th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16546

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  9. Mount Aloysius College

    7373 Admiral Peary Hwy, Cresson, Pennsylvania 16630-1999

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  10. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango

    147 Shenango Ave, Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146-1537

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  11. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Dubois

    One College Place, Dubois, Pennsylvania 15801-2597

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  12. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton

    76 University Drive, Hazleton, Pennsylvania 18202-8025

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  13. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto

    One Campus Dr, Mont Alto, Pennsylvania 17237-9700

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  14. University of Pittsburgh-Titusville

    504 East Main Street, Titusville, Pennsylvania 16354

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Pennsylvania 6,180
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals that work in the US, approximately 6% work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Pennsylvania

5,490 5,640 5,760 5,790 6,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, physical therapy assistant is a growing field. 690 more physical therapy assistant professionals were working in Pennsylvania in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has grown by 13%. 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 Pennsylvania

$30,275 $31,835 $32,875 $34,235 $35,615
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In Pennsylvania, 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 $30,275 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $35,615 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$23,010
25th percentile
$28,655
50th percentile
$34,880
75th percentile
$41,730
90th percentile
$49,275

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Pennsylvania, 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 114%

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

Physical Therapy
$76,220
Physical Therapy Assistant
$35,615
Sports Medicine
$46,428

In Pennsylvania, 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 Pennsylvania

associate
14
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total15

The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Pennsylvania is increasing. In 2006, 193 students graduated from physical therapy assistant courses in Pennsylvania. And in 2010, 279 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania by 45%. 93% of these graduates received a associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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