Allen Park has a general population of 29,376 and an overall student population of 3,436. Approximately 3,384 of Allen Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Baker College of Allen Park is the largest physical therapy assistant school in Allen Park, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Physical Therapy Assisting program at Baker College of Allen Park.
A reported 34 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy assisting in Allen Park in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $7,020 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy assistant program in Allen Park.
Many physical therapy assisting graduates choose to work as physical therapy assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Allen Park, your job prospects are good. There were 2,690 physical therapy assistants working in Michigan and 210 working in the greater Allen Park area in 2010. The government projects that the number of physical therapy assistants in Allen Park will increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Allen Park is $44,680 per year, which is higher than the average for physical therapy assistants state-wide.