Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Rhode Island

Rhode Island has 2 accredited physical therapy assistant schools where physical therapy assistant faculty who teach physical therapy assistant classes 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 Rhode Island, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. New England Institute of Technology

    2500 Post Rd, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-2244

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  2. Community College of Rhode Island

    400 East Ave, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1807

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Rhode Island 90
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Rhode Island

340 80 370 350 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy assistant professionals is shrinking in Rhode Island. In 2010 there were 250 less physical therapy assistant professionals working in Rhode Island than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has shrunk by 74%. 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 Rhode Island

$31,320 $24,200 $36,640 $37,820 $37,315
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by physical therapy assistant professionals is increasing in Rhode Island. Physical therapy assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $31,320 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $37,315 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Rhode Island

10th percentile
$23,950
25th percentile
$31,655
50th percentile
$36,380
75th percentile
$43,505
90th percentile
$51,125

This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Rhode Island state, within the field of physical therapy assistant, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals earn 113% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy assistant professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Physical Therapy
$81,080
Physical Therapy Assistant
$37,315
Sports Medicine
$51,010

In Rhode Island, 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 Rhode Island

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Rhode Island is increasing. In 2006 there were 10 physical therapy assistant graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in Rhode Island and in 2010 there were 35 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 250%. 100% of these graduates received an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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