In Oregon an estimated 23 students graduate from physical therapy assistant schools every year. Oregon has 1 physical therapy assistant schools to choose from, if you are interested in studying physical therapy assisting. Yearly tuition at physical therapy assistant schools in Oregon for a degree in physical therapy assisting is $3,521 per year.
Oregon's largest physical therapy assistant school, which is located in Gresham, is Mt Hood Community College. In 2009, a reported 23 students graduated with a physical therapy assisting degree from Mt Hood Community College. This was 100% of the total physical therapy assisting graduates in Oregon for that year. In 2009, tuition at Mt Hood Community College, was approximately $3,521 per year.
Physical Therapy Assistant is the most popular career choice for those who graduate with credentials in physical therapy assisting. If after graduation, you are planning on working in Oregon, it is important to know that the job outlook for physical therapy assisting graduates in the state is good. There are currently an estimated 600 physical therapy assistants working in Oregon. This number is projected to increase to 760 by the year 2018. This indicates a 25% change in the number of physical therapy assistants in Oregon.
As a physical therapy assistant in Oregon you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $20,176 per year to more than $31,377 per year. The median salary for physical therapy assistants in Oregon is $24,500 per year.