Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Utah

There are 3 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Utah for faculty who teach physical therapy assistant classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy assistant academic community in Utah, and the future trends in physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

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  2. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

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  3. Provo College

    1450 W 820 N, Provo, Utah 84601

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Utah 1,260
National 111,860

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Utah

1,050 1,000 1,170 1,210 1,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy assistant professionals is growing in Utah. There were 210 more physical therapy assistant professionals working in Utah in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has grown by 20%. 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 Utah

$27,200 $28,745 $27,645 $26,700 $29,470
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is growing, the salaries paid to physical therapy assistant professionals are increasing in Utah. In 2006 physical therapy assistant professionals made a mean salary of $27,200 per year, and in 2010 they made $29,470 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Utah

10th percentile
$17,350
25th percentile
$21,735
50th percentile
$29,605
75th percentile
$35,300
90th percentile
$41,005

Thus, physical therapy assistant professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of physical therapy assistant, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals earning 136% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Utah state.

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

Physical Therapy
$71,920
Physical Therapy Assistant
$29,470
Sports Medicine
$48,848

In Utah, physical therapy assistant professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant programs available for each degree type for all schools in Utah

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Utah is increasing. In 2006 there were 39 physical therapy assistant graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in Utah and in 2010 there were 51 graduates.

Thus there was a 31% percent increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Utah. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Utah

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