Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there are 7 accredited schools where physical therapy assistant classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Tennessee's physical therapy assistant academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in physical therapy assistant includes physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Chattanooga State Community College

    4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406-1097

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  2. Jackson State Community College

    2046 North Pky, Jackson, Tennessee 38301-3797

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  3. South College

    3904 Lonas Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909-0000

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  4. Roane State Community College

    276 Patton Lane, Harriman, Tennessee 37748

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  5. Southwest Tennessee Community College

    737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

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  6. Volunteer State Community College

    1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, Tennessee 37066-3188

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  7. Walters State Community College

    500 South Davy Crockett Parkway, Morristown, Tennessee 37813-6899

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Tennessee 3,180
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Tennessee

2,600 2,590 2,470 2,940 3,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, physical therapy assistant is a growing field. In 2010 there were 580 more physical therapy assistant professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physical therapy assistant has grown by 22% in Tennessee. 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 Tennessee

$33,275 $34,360 $36,795 $36,905 $37,065
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Tennessee, 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 $33,275 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $37,065 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$25,990
25th percentile
$30,215
50th percentile
$35,770
75th percentile
$43,880
90th percentile
$51,175

Thus, physical therapy assistant professionals' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Tennessee state, within the field of physical therapy assistant, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals earn 97% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

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

Physical Therapy
$77,790
Physical Therapy Assistant
$37,065
Sports Medicine
$48,022

In Tennessee, 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 Tennessee

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Tennessee is increasing. In 2006 there were 121 physical therapy assistant graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in Tennessee and in 2010 there were 131 graduates.

This represents a 8% increase in the number of physical therapy assistant degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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