Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In South Carolina

Physical Therapy Assistant classes faculty can choose to work at one of 10 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in South Carolina. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physical therapy assistant and physical therapy assistant training in South Carolina, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Aiken Technical College

    2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, South Carolina 29829

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  2. Technical College of the Lowcountry

    921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, South Carolina 29901-1288

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  3. Greenville Technical College

    620 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29607-2418

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  4. Horry-Georgetown Technical College

    2050 Highway 501 East, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  5. Midlands Technical College

    1260 Lexington Drive, West Columbia, South Carolina 29170-2176

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  6. Piedmont Technical College

    620 North Emerald Road, Greenwood, South Carolina 29646

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  7. Spartanburg Community College

    800 Brisack Road, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303

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  8. Central Carolina Technical College

    506 N Guignard Dr, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-2499

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  9. Trident Technical College

    7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29423-8067

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  10. York Technical College

    452 S Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

South Carolina 1,490
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in South Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In South Carolina

1,270 1,620 800 1,690 1,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy Assistant is a growing field in South Carolina. 220 more physical therapy assistant professionals were working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 17% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of physical therapy assistant professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$30,450 $33,755 $35,525 $35,855 $35,805
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physical therapy assistant professionals are growing in South Carolina. The mean salary for physical therapy assistant professionals in 2006 was $30,450 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $35,805 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$24,515
25th percentile
$28,860
50th percentile
$34,805
75th percentile
$41,430
90th percentile
$47,610

Thus, there was a 15% growth in physical therapy assistant professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of South Carolina, 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 94%

Average Salaries for Physical therapy assistant professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Physical Therapy
$72,370
Physical Therapy Assistant
$35,805
Sports Medicine
$46,138

In South Carolina, 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 South Carolina

associate
6
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
10
Total16

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is increasing in South Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in South Carolina state is also increasing. In South Carolina, there were 171 graduates in 2006. And there were 256 graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

This represents a 50% increase in the number of physical therapy assistant degree or certificate school graduates in South Carolina state. 63% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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