Greenwood has a general population of 22,071 and an overall student population of 8,458. Approximately 5,566 of Greenwood's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Piedmont Technical College is the largest physical therapy assistant school in Greenwood, based on student population. In 2010, Piedmont Technical College graduated approximately 12 students from its physical therapy assisting program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a physical therapy assisting certificate from one of Greenwood's physical therapy assistant schools. In 2009 tuition at physical therapy assistant schools in Greenwood was $3,440 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Greenwood, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 physical therapy assistants in South Carolina were working in the greater Greenwood area. The number of physical therapy assistants in Greenwood 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 Greenwood, you can expect to make an average salary of $45,750 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapy assistants in the state.