Physical Therapy Assistant Schools
In Seattle, Washington

The city of Seattle has only one school where physical therapy assistant faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy assistant and physical therapy assistant education in Seattle, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Seattle 830
Washington 2,300

Exactly 830 of the 2,300 physical therapy assistant professionals employed in Washington State, work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Seattle has grown by 2%. As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Physical Therapy Assistant employment growth

2,150 2,130 2,190 2,110 2,300
810 770 750 750 830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$35,575 $36,480 $37,915 $38,575 $39,100
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in Seattle has grown, salaries for physical therapy assistant professionals have also increased. Seattle physical therapy assistant professionals made $39,100 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for physical therapy assistant professionals in Seattle was $35,575 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$29,795
25th percentile
$34,195
50th percentile
$39,260
75th percentile
$44,030
90th percentile
$49,490

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Seattle earn a median salary of $39,260 per year. The difference in pay between the physical therapy assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 66%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,795 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $49,490 per year.

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

Physical Therapy Assistant
$39,100
Sports Medicine
$49,688
Physical Therapy
$77,740

On average physical therapy assistant professional salaries in Seattle are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant schools in Seattle

1

Many of Seattle's physical therapy assistant professionals are graduates of the only accredited physical therapy assistant school in the city.

Physical Therapy Assistant Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in physical therapy assistant offered by Seattle's physical therapy assistant school.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Assistant Degrees In Seattle

associate
40
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total40

In 2010 approximately 40 students graduated from physical therapy assistant courses.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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