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Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Delaware

In Delaware, there are 2 accredited schools where physical therapy assistant classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physical therapy assistant in the state of Delaware, which encompasses physical therapy assistant training at the physical therapy assistant associates degree level.


  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens

    Route 18, Seashore Highway, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington

    400 Stanton-Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Delaware 310
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Delaware.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Delaware

470 460 400 380 310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy Assistant is a shrinking field in Delaware. In 2010 there were 160 less physical therapy assistant professionals working in Delaware than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physical therapy assistant has shrunk by 34% in Delaware. 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 Delaware

$36,060 $35,485 $37,550 $39,370 $39,805
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Delaware, as the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is declining, the salaries earned by physical therapy assistant professionals are increasing. In 2006 physical therapy assistant professionals made a mean salary of $36,060 per year, and in 2010 they made $39,805 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Delaware

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Thus, there was a 9% growth in physical therapy assistant professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Delaware, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of physical therapy assistant. The pay differential between the highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 105%

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

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Delaware 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 Delaware


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Delaware is increasing. In 2006 there were 12 physical therapy assistant graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in Delaware and in 2010 there were 25 graduates.

This represents a 108% increase in the number of physical therapy assistant degree or certificate school graduates in Delaware state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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