Physical Therapy Assistant Schools
In West Columbia, South Carolina

In West Columbia, there is only one physical therapy assistant 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 West Columbia, which includes physical therapy assistant training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

West Columbia 440
South Carolina 1,490

Exactly 440 of South Carolina's 1,490 physical therapy assistant professionals work in West Columbia. There has been a 159% growth in the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in West Columbia between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in West Columbia has also increased.

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Physical Therapy Assistant employment growth

1,270 1,620 800 1,690 1,490
170 150 150 150 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: West Columbia

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All professions salaries in West Columbia

$33,455 $33,665 $35,845 $36,980 $36,470
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant in West Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Columbia

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals in West Columbia has grown, salaries for physical therapy assistant professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $36,470 per year was earned by physical therapy assistant professionals in West Columbia. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for physical therapy assistant professionals in West Columbia was $33,455 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in West Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in West Columbia

10th percentile
$25,200
25th percentile
$29,915
50th percentile
$35,865
75th percentile
$40,545
90th percentile
$46,360

Physical therapy assistant professionals in West Columbia earn a median salary of $35,865 per year. The 10% of physical therapy assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,200 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 84% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy assistant professionals and related professions in West Columbia

Physical Therapy Assistant
$36,470
Sports Medicine
$46,880
Physical Therapy
$75,220

On average physical therapy assistant professionals in West Columbia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in West Columbia.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant schools in West Columbia

1

There is only one accredited physical therapy assistant school in the city. Many of West Columbia's physical therapy assistant professionals are graduates of this school.

Physical Therapy Assistant Programs Offered In West Columbia

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

West Columbia's physical therapy assistant schools offer 2 physical therapy assistant degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physical Therapy Assistant Degrees In West Columbia

associate
16
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total19

Approximately 19 students completed physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in West Columbia, South Carolina

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