Physical Therapy Assistant in Kansas

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Schools Offering Physical Therapy Assisting Programs in Kansas


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Kansas graduates receive degrees in physical therapy assisting. Thus, Kansas' 4 physical therapy assistant schools put out approximately 52 physical therapy assistants each year.

Top Schools

Washburn University, which was ranked 73rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a physical therapy assistant program. It is located in Topeka. In 2010, 21 students graduated from Washburn University's physical therapy assistant program. Washburn University charged in-state students $6,296 in tuition fees per year.

Colby Community College, which is located in Colby, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a physical therapy assistant program. It received a ranking of 74th in the country in 2010. 13 students graduated with degree in physical therapy assistant from Colby Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Colby Community College was $2,958 per year.

The third-ranked school in Kansas that has a physical therapy assistant program is Seward County Community College and Area Technical School. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School, which was ranked 78th in the country in 2010, is located in Liberal. Students at Seward County Community College and Area Technical School paid $2,080 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Kansas physical therapy assistant school, average tuition will be $3,329 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,980 per year to $6,296 per year. In 2010, the following Kansas physical therapy assistant schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Washburn University - located in Topeka, students are charged $6,296 per year
  2. Colby Community College - located in Colby, students are charged $2,958 per year
  3. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year

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

  1. Kansas City Kansas Community College - located in Kansas City, students are charged $1,980 per year
  2. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year
  3. Colby Community College - located in Colby, students are charged $2,958 per year

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

A large number of Kansas physical therapy assistant graduates become physical therapy assistants. 940 physical therapy assistants were working in Kansas in 2010. The largest populations of Kansas physical therapy assistants are working in the following counties:

  1. Allen County - 280 physical therapy assistants
  2. Butler County - 180 physical therapy assistants
  3. Jackson County - 170 physical therapy assistants

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of physical therapy assistants in Kansas will grow by 26%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,320 physical therapy assistants working in Kansas.

Salary

On average, a physical therapy assistant earns a salary of $49,560 per year in Kansas state. However, Kansas physical therapy assistants earned anywhere in the range from as less than $33,180 per year to more than $71,260 per year in 2010. The counties in Kansas with the highest average salary for a physical therapy assistant are:

  1. Butler County - $53,350 per year
  2. Jackson County - $52,120 per year
  3. Allen County - $45,030 per year

The Kansas counties with the lowest average salary for physical therapy assistants are:

  1. Geary County - $42,960 per year
  2. Allen County - $45,030 per year
  3. Jackson County - $52,120 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in physical therapy assisting in Kansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy or allied health, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy Assisting in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,480 miles from location Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City KS 13.5424 n/a 7,137
6,531 miles from location Washburn University Topeka KS 26.668 52% 6,652
6,826 miles from location Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Liberal KS 22.2726 n/a 1,850
6,815 miles from location Colby Community College Colby KS 25.8317 n/a 1,565
 

Curious what studying Physical Therapy Assistant gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Physical Therapist Assistants + 940 $49,560 5.6%
2
Physical Therapist Aides + 450 $24,220 18.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are physical therapy assistant related jobs in Kansas