Physical Therapy Assistant in Utah

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Schools Offering Physical Therapy Assisting Programs in Utah


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Utah graduates receive degrees in physical therapy assisting. That means an estimated 51 physical therapy assistants graduate from Utah's 3 physical therapy assistant schools each year.

Top Schools

Snow College, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a physical therapy assistant program. It is located in Ephraim. In 2010, Snow College graduated no students from its physical therapy assistant program. Tuition at Snow College was $2,542 per year.

Provo College, which is located in Provo, is the second-ranked school in Utah that has a physical therapy assistant program. It received a ranking of 79th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 28 students graduated from Provo College physical therapy assistant program. Tuition at Provo College was $14,346 per year.

Salt Lake Community College, which is located in Salt Lake City, is the third-ranked school in Utah that has a physical therapy assistant program. It received a ranking of 82nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Salt Lake Community College graduated 23 students from its physical therapy assistant programs. Salt Lake Community College charged in-state students $2,932 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Utah's physical therapy assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,607 per year, though tuition can range from $14,346 per year to $2,542 per year. In 2010, the following Utah physical therapy assistant schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Provo College - located in Provo, students are charged $14,346 per year
  2. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year
  3. Snow College - located in Ephraim, students are charged $2,542 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Utah physical therapy assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Snow College - located in Ephraim, students are charged $2,542 per year
  2. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year
  3. Provo College - located in Provo, students are charged $14,346 per year

A physical therapy assistant degree from an Utah school... what next?

The highest percentage of physical therapy assistant graduates in Utah pursue careers as a physical therapy assistant. Utah had 380 physical therapy assistants in 2010. The Utah counties with the largest populations of physical therapy assistants are:

  1. Salt Lake County - 220 physical therapy assistants
  2. Juab County - 70 physical therapy assistants
  3. Washington County - 30 physical therapy assistants

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of physical therapy assistants in Utah will grow by 61%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 640 physical therapy assistants working in Utah.

Salary

On average, physical therapy assistants earn $37,510 per year. In 2010, however, some Utah physical therapy assistants earned as little as less than $17,440 per year or as much as more than $58,270 per year. A physical therapy assistant in the following Utah counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Washington County - $47,470 per year
  2. Juab County - $41,170 per year
  3. Salt Lake County - $32,810 per year

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

  1. Salt Lake County - $32,810 per year
  2. Juab County - $41,170 per year
  3. Washington County - $47,470 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in physical therapy assisting in Utah 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 Utah

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,364 miles from location Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City UT 17.6641 n/a 34,966
7,368 miles from location Snow College Ephraim UT 24.7077 n/a 4,368
7,358 miles from location Provo College Provo UT 20.628 n/a 487
 

Curious what studying Physical Therapy Assistant gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Physical Therapist Aides + 880 $21,430 33.3%
2
Physical Therapist Assistants + 380 $37,510 52.0%
 

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