Physical Therapy Assistant Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Physical Therapy Assistant faculty can choose to work at one of 2 physical therapy assistant schools in Pittsburgh. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy assistant and physical therapy assistant education in Pittsburgh, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Pittsburgh 1,450
Pennsylvania 6,180

Exactly 1,450 of the 6,180 physical therapy assistant professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Pittsburgh. There has been a 26% growth in the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Pittsburgh between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Pittsburgh has also increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Assistant employment growth

5,490 5,640 5,760 5,790 6,180
1,150 1,050 1,260 1,180 1,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$29,345 $30,645 $32,090 $34,020 $35,035
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Pittsburgh has grown, salaries for physical therapy assistant professionals have also increased. In 2010 physical therapy assistant professionals in Pittsburgh reportedly earned an average salary of $35,035 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, physical therapy assistant professionals in Pittsburgh made an average salary of $29,345 per year. The growth in the salary of physical therapy assistant professionals in Pittsburgh is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$22,320
25th percentile
$26,260
50th percentile
$34,120
75th percentile
$41,495
90th percentile
$52,035

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Pittsburgh make a median yearly salary of $34,120. The difference in pay between the physical therapy assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 133%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $22,320 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $52,035 per year.

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

Physical Therapy Assistant
$35,035
Sports Medicine
$46,625
Physical Therapy
$78,180

On average physical therapy assistant professionals in Pittsburgh earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Pittsburgh.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant schools in Pittsburgh

2

There are 2 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in the city. Many of Pittsburgh's physical therapy assistant professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Physical Therapy Assistant Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Pittsburgh's physical therapy assistant schools offer 2 physical therapy assistant degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Assistant Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
36
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total36

Approximately 36 students completed physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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