Harriman has a total population of 6,744 and a student population of 6,686. Of these students, 6,281 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Roane State Community College is the largest physical therapy assistant school in Harriman, based on student population. In 2010, Roane State Community College graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in physical therapy assisting.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a physical therapy assisting degree in Harriman. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,945 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy assisting, if you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Harriman, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,490 physical therapy assistants in Tennessee. Of these physical therapy assistants, 130 were working in the greater Harriman area. The number of physical therapy assistants in Harriman is expected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Harriman is $46,780 per year, which is lower than the average for physical therapy assistants state-wide.