Baltimore has a general population of 651,154 and an overall student population of 99,295. Approximately 6,953 of Baltimore's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy assistant schools in Baltimore, the largest physical therapy assisting school, by student population, is Baltimore City Community College. In 2010, approximately 18 students graduated from the Physical Therapy Assisting program at Baltimore City Community College.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy assisting in Baltimore in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,062 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy assisting, if you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Baltimore, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,000 physical therapy assistants in Maryland. Of these physical therapy assistants, 780 were working in the greater Baltimore area. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapy assistants is expected to increase by 42% in Baltimore. 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 Baltimore is $20,170 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for physical therapy assistants.