Gresham has a total population of 90,205 and a student population of 8,897. Of these students, 8,897 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Mt Hood Community College is the largest physical therapy assistant school in Gresham, based on student population. Approximately 23 students graduated in 2010 from Mt Hood Community College with credentials in physical therapy assisting.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy assisting from physical therapy assistant schools in Gresham in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,521 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,230 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Gresham, your job prospects are good. There were 600 physical therapy assistants working in Oregon and 380 working in the greater Gresham area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapy assistants is expected to increase by 25% in Gresham. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.
As a physical therapy assistant in Gresham, you can expect to make an average salary of $26,330 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physical therapy assistants in the state.