Mobile has a total population of 198,915 and a student population of 21,627. Of these students, 3,598 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Bishop State Community College is the largest physical therapy assistant school in Mobile, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Physical Therapy Assisting program at Bishop State Community College.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a physical therapy assisting degree from one of Mobile's physical therapy assistant schools. In 2009 tuition at physical therapy assistant schools in Mobile was $2,700 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,204 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy assistant program in Mobile.
If you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Mobile, your job prospects are good. There were 1,280 physical therapy assistants working in Alabama and 100 working in the greater Mobile area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapy assistants is expected to increase by 32% in Mobile. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.
As a physical therapy assistant in Mobile, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,560 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapy assistants in the state.