Battle Creek has a general population of 53,364 and an overall student population of 6,380. Approximately 5,976 of Battle Creek's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
The largest physical therapy assistant school in Battle Creek, by student population, is Kellogg Community College. In 2010, approximately 23 students graduated from the Physical Therapy Assisting program at Kellogg Community College.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a physical therapy assisting degree in Battle Creek. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,403 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy assistant program in Battle Creek.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy assisting, if you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Battle Creek, your job prospects are good. There were 2,690 physical therapy assistants working in Michigan and 60 working in the greater Battle Creek area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapy assistants is expected to increase by 28% in Battle Creek. 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 Battle Creek is $50,720 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physical therapy assistants.