With an overall population of 11,788 and a student population of 15,612, approximately 7,252 of Conway students attend one of Conway's schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
The largest physical therapy assistant school in Conway, by student population, is Horry-Georgetown Technical College. In 2010, Horry-Georgetown Technical College graduated approximately 47 students with credentials in physical therapy assisting.
A total of 47 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy assisting from physical therapy assistant schools in Conway in 2010. In 2009 tuition at physical therapy assistant schools in Conway was $3,206 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Conway, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 820 physical therapy assistants in South Carolina, 40 were working in the greater Conway area. The number of physical therapy assistants in Conway is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.
As a physical therapy assistant in Conway, you can expect to make an average salary of $42,380 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapy assistants in the state.