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Physical Therapist Assistant

Employment Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of physical therapist assistants is expected to increase 46 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for physical therapy services is expected to increase in response to the healthcare needs of a growing elderly population. The mean salary of a PTA in the Southeastern U.S. is ~$57,000.

The information here is brief and has been gathered from several sources.

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Responsible Department: Health Sciences - Physical Therapist Assistant
Program Contact: Kerri Johnson, PT, DPT
Content Contact: Anthony Williams (web representative)
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