Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Virginia

There are 6 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Virginia for faculty who teach physical therapy assistant classes to choose from. The trends in Virginia'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. Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    101 Elm Avenue SE, Roanoke, Virginia 24013

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  2. John Tyler Community College

    13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, Virginia 23831-5316

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  3. Northern Virginia Community College

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

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  4. Tidewater Community College

    121 College Place, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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  5. Wytheville Community College

    1000 E Main Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382-3308

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  6. ECPI College of Technology

    5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Virginia 2,800
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Virginia.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Virginia

2,140 2,330 2,440 2,420 2,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy Assistant is a growing field in Virginia. 660 more physical therapy assistant professionals were working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has grown by 31%. This growth is faster than the national trend for physical therapy assistant professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of physical therapy assistant professionals working around the nation.

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Virginia

$32,640 $35,475 $37,440 $38,035 $37,585
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
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 Virginia. The mean salary for physical therapy assistant professionals in 2006 was $32,640 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $37,585 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$21,840
25th percentile
$29,145
50th percentile
$37,145
75th percentile
$45,090
90th percentile
$52,610

This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Virginia state, within the field of physical therapy assistant, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals earn 141% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

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

Physical Therapy
$78,720
Physical Therapy Assistant
$37,585
Sports Medicine
$48,875

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Virginia earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Virginia is increasing. In Virginia, there were 20 graduates in 2006. And there were 126 graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 530% percent increase in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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