Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In West Virginia

There are 3 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in West Virginia 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 West Virginia, and the future trends in physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Mountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

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  2. Pierpont Community and Technical College

    1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554

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  3. Mountwest Community and Technical College

    1 John Marshall Way, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

West Virginia 800
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of West Virginia.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In West Virginia

740 740 710 800 800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy assistant professionals is growing in West Virginia. In 2010 there were 60 more physical therapy assistant professionals working in West Virginia than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has grown by 8%. 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 West Virginia

$28,495 $29,685 $30,585 $32,275 $31,970
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In West Virginia, 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 $28,495 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $31,970 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in West Virginia

10th percentile
$22,165
25th percentile
$25,905
50th percentile
$30,960
75th percentile
$36,565
90th percentile
$44,490

This represents a 11% growth in salaries. 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 101% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in West Virginia state.

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

Physical Therapy
$75,060
Physical Therapy Assistant
$31,970
Sports Medicine
$42,718

In West Virginia, 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 West Virginia

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 West Virginia is increasing. In West Virginia, there were 45 graduates in 2006. And there were 51 graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

This represents a 13% increase in the number of physical therapy assistant degree or certificate school graduates in West Virginia state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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