With an overall population of 478,403 and a student population of 75,018, approximately 29,807 of Cleveland students attend one of Cleveland's schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
The largest physical therapy assistant school in Cleveland, by student population, is Cuyahoga Community College District. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Physical Therapy Assisting program at Cuyahoga Community College District.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a physical therapy assisting degree in Cleveland. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,416 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy assistant program in Cleveland.
Many physical therapy assisting graduates choose to work as physical therapy assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cleveland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 physical therapy assistants in Ohio were working in the greater Cleveland area. The government projects that the number of physical therapy assistants in Cleveland will increase by 31% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapy assistant in Cleveland is $53,480 per year, which is higher than the average for physical therapy assistants state-wide.