Davenport has a total population of 98,359 and a student population of 14,811. Of these students, 8,480 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Eastern Iowa Community College District is the largest physical therapy assistant school in Davenport, based on student population. In 2010, Eastern Iowa Community College District graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in physical therapy assisting.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,652 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Davenport physical therapy assisting schools was an average of $13,332 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,872.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy assisting, if you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Davenport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 790 physical therapy assistants in Iowa, 80 were working in the greater Davenport area. Davenport's physical therapy assistant workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapy assistant in Davenport is $49,940 per year, which is higher than the average for physical therapy assistants state-wide.