Physical Therapy Assistant in Georgia

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Schools Offering Physical Therapy Assisting Programs in Georgia


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Georgia graduates receive degrees in physical therapy assisting. That means an estimated 68 physical therapy assistants graduate from Georgia's 4 physical therapy assistant schools each year.

Top Schools

South University-Savannah, which is located in Savannah, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a physical therapy assistant program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. 27 students graduated with a degree in physical therapy assistant from South University-Savannah in 2010. Students at South University-Savannah paid $15,285 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Georgia that has a physical therapy assistant program is Athens Technical College. Athens Technical College, which was ranked 86th in the country in 2010, is located in Athens. In 2010, Athens Technical College graduated 14 students from its physical therapy assistant program. Athens Technical College charged in-state students $1,863 in tuition fees per year.

Chattahoochee Technical College, which is located in Marietta, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a physical therapy assistant program. It received a ranking of 88th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Chattahoochee Technical College graduated 3 students from its physical therapy assistant programs. Tuition at Chattahoochee Technical College was $2,370 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Georgia physical therapy assistant school, average tuition will be $5,558 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,863 per year to $15,285 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia physical therapy assistant schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. South University-Savannah - located in Savannah, students are charged $15,285 per year
  2. Darton College - located in Albany, students are charged $2,714 per year
  3. Chattahoochee Technical College - located in Marietta, students are charged $2,370 per year

The following Georgia physical therapy assistant schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Chattahoochee Technical College - located in Marietta, students are charged $2,370 per year
  3. Darton College - located in Albany, students are charged $2,714 per year

A physical therapy assistant degree from a Georgia school... what next?

A large number of Georgia physical therapy assistant graduates become physical therapy assistants. If you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Georgia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,380 Georgia physical therapy assistants as of 2010. The Georgia counties with the largest populations of physical therapy assistants are:

  1. Barrow County - 580 physical therapy assistants
  2. Appling County - 110 physical therapy assistants
  3. Burke County - 80 physical therapy assistants

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of physical therapy assistants in Georgia will grow by 45%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,510 physical therapy assistants working in Georgia.

Salary

On average, physical therapy assistants earn $47,860 per year. But, salaries for physical therapy assistants can vary. In 2010, physical therapy assistants made as little as less than $22,310 per year or as much as more than $75,380 per year in Georgia. A physical therapy assistant in the following Georgia counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Floyd County - $56,450 per year
  2. Banks County - $53,750 per year
  3. Bulloch County - $53,470 per year

On average, physical therapy assistants earns the least in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Appling County - $41,700 per year
  2. Baldwin County - $43,170 per year
  3. Barrow County - $45,050 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in physical therapy assisting and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as physical therapy or allied health.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy Assisting in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,704 miles from location South University-Savannah Savannah GA 17.3865 44% 13,179
5,911 miles from location Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta GA 11.9416 n/a 11,391
5,884 miles from location Darton College Albany GA 11.5575 n/a 5,854
5,843 miles from location Athens Technical College Athens GA 14.3033 n/a 5,167
 

Curious what studying Physical Therapy Assistant gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Georgia

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Physical Therapist Assistants + 1,380 $47,860 -12.7%
2
Physical Therapist Aides + 790 $22,170 -14.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are physical therapy assistant related jobs in Georgia