Dearborn has a total population of 97,775 and a student population of 27,335. Of these students, 17,542 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
The largest physical therapy assistant school in Dearborn, by student population, is Henry Ford Community College. In 2010, Henry Ford Community College graduated approximately 22 students with credentials in physical therapy assisting.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a physical therapy assisting degree from one of Dearborn's physical therapy assistant schools. If you decide to attend a physical therapy assistant school in Dearborn, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,104.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,320 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Dearborn after graduating from physical therapy assistant school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapy assistants in Dearborn, which is the most popular physical therapy assisting profession, are good. In 2010, of the 2,690 physical therapy assistants in Michigan, 210 were working in the greater Dearborn area. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapy assistants is expected to increase by 28% in Dearborn. 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 Dearborn is $44,680 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physical therapy assistants.