Fayetteville has a total population of 121,015 and a student population of 19,821. Of these students, 11,203 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Fayetteville's largest physical therapy assistant school is Fayetteville Technical Community College. In 2010, Fayetteville Technical Community College 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 Fayetteville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,660 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,750 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Fayetteville after graduating from physical therapy assistant school, you should know that job prospects for physical therapy assistants in Fayetteville, which is the most popular physical therapy assisting profession, are good. There were 2,300 physical therapy assistants working in North Carolina and 120 working in the greater Fayetteville area in 2010. Fayetteville's physical therapy assistant workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. 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 Fayetteville is $50,300 per year, which is lower than the average for physical therapy assistants state-wide.