Middletown has a general population of 25,388 and an overall student population of 6,961. Approximately 6,876 of Middletown's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Orange County Community College is the largest physical therapy assistant school in Middletown, based on student population. In 2010, Orange County Community College graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in physical therapy assisting.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a physical therapy assisting degree in Middletown. If you decide to attend a physical therapy assistant school in Middletown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,894.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physical therapy assistant program in Middletown.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy assisting, if you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Middletown, your job prospects are good. There were 3,780 physical therapy assistants working in New York and 170 working in the greater Middletown area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapy assistants is expected to increase by 24% in Middletown. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.
As a physical therapy assistant in Middletown, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,800 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapy assistants in the state.