With an overall population of 57,737 and a student population of 4,722, approximately 4,653 of Dothan students attend one of Dothan's schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy assistant schools in Dothan, the largest physical therapy assisting school, by student population, is George C Wallace Community College-Dothan. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Physical Therapy Assisting program at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a physical therapy assisting degree from one of Dothan's physical therapy assistant schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,700 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,900 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Dothan after graduating from physical therapy assistant school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapy assistants in Dothan, which is the most popular physical therapy assisting profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 physical therapy assistants in Alabama were working in the greater Dothan area. The number of physical therapy assistants in Dothan is expected to increase by 32% 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 Dothan is $49,680 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physical therapy assistants.