Raymond has a total population of 1,664 and a student population of 11,752. Of these students, 11,752 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Hinds Community College is the largest physical therapy assistant school in Raymond, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 33 students graduated from the Physical Therapy Assisting program at Hinds Community College.
A reported 33 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy assisting in Raymond in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Raymond's physical therapy assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,428 per year in instate tuition and $11,634 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,040 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Raymond-based physical therapy assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $3,540 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,269.
If you plan on staying in Raymond after graduating from physical therapy assistant school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapy assistants in Raymond, which is the most popular physical therapy assisting profession, are good. There were 610 physical therapy assistants working in Mississippi and 130 working in the greater Raymond area in 2010. The number of physical therapy assistants in Raymond is expected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. 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 Raymond is $32,360 per year, which is lower than the average for physical therapy assistants state-wide.