With an overall population of 5,882 and a student population of 5,721, approximately 3,320 of Canton students attend one of Canton's schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
The largest physical therapy assistant school in Canton, by student population, is SUNY College of Technology at Canton. In 2010, SUNY College of Technology at Canton graduated approximately 11 students from its physical therapy assisting program.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy assisting from physical therapy assistant schools in Canton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Canton's physical therapy assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,879 per year in instate tuition and $22,659 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy assistant program in Canton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,320 per year, on average, for room and board at Canton-based physical therapy assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many physical therapy assisting graduates choose to work as physical therapy assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Canton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 physical therapy assistants in New York were working in the greater Canton area. Canton's physical therapy assistant workforce is projected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.
As a physical therapy assistant in Canton, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,850 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapy assistants in the state.