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Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Nevada

In Nevada, there is only one accredited school where physical therapy assistant classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Nevada'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.


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Nevada 740
National 111,860

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

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Nevada

540 690 720 730 740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy Assistant is a growing field in Nevada. In 2010 there were 200 more physical therapy assistant professionals working in Nevada than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nevada, this field has grown by 37% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of physical therapy assistant professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$34,590 $36,110 $39,910 $40,335 $40,355
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nevada, as the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is growing, the salaries earned by physical therapy assistant professionals are increasing. In 2006 physical therapy assistant professionals made a mean salary of $34,590 per year, and in 2010 they made $40,355 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Nevada

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This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Nevada, 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 94%

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

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Nevada 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 Nevada


As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is increasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited physical therapy assistant school in Nevada state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 10 physical therapy assistant graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in Nevada and in 2010 there were 9 graduates.

Thus there was a 10% percent decrease in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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