With an overall population of 23,230 and a student population of 8,430, approximately 8,430 of Gallatin students attend one of Gallatin's schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy assistant schools in Gallatin, the largest physical therapy assisting school, by student population, is Volunteer State Community College. In 2010, Volunteer State Community College graduated approximately 29 students from its physical therapy assisting program.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with a physical therapy assisting degree in Gallatin. If you decide to attend a physical therapy assistant school in Gallatin, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,929.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $950 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Gallatin, your job prospects are good. There were 1,490 physical therapy assistants working in Tennessee and 560 working in the greater Gallatin area in 2010. Gallatin's physical therapy assistant workforce is projected to increase by 26% 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 Gallatin is $47,480 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for physical therapy assistants.