With an overall population of 56,002 and a student population of 23,214, approximately 15,089 of Greenville students attend one of Greenville's schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
The largest physical therapy assistant school in Greenville, by student population, is Greenville Technical College. In 2010, approximately 117 students graduated from the Physical Therapy Assisting program at Greenville Technical College.
In 2010, 117 students graduated with a physical therapy assisting certificate in Greenville. In 2009 tuition at physical therapy assistant schools in Greenville was $3,492 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $998 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Greenville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 820 physical therapy assistants in South Carolina. Of these physical therapy assistants, 90 were working in the greater Greenville area. The number of physical therapy assistants in Greenville is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.
As a physical therapy assistant in Greenville, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,630 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapy assistants in the state.