With an overall population of 28,547 and a student population of 28,560, approximately 7,294 of Newark students attend one of Newark's schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Newark's largest physical therapy assistant school is Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Physical Therapy Assisting program at Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a physical therapy assisting degree from one of Newark's physical therapy assistant schools. If you decide to attend a physical therapy assistant school in Newark, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,816.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies each year.
Many physical therapy assisting graduates choose to work as physical therapy assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Newark, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 200 physical therapy assistants in Delaware, 110 were working in the greater Newark area. The government projects that the number of physical therapy assistants in Newark will increase by 31% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.
As a physical therapy assistant in Newark, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,490 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapy assistants in the state.
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