Morristown has a general population of 24,965 and an overall student population of 7,678. Approximately 6,853 of Morristown's students are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
The largest physical therapy assistant school in Morristown, by student population, is Walters State Community College. In 2010, approximately 18 students graduated from the Physical Therapy Assisting program at Walters State Community College.
A total of 18 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy assisting from physical therapy assistant schools in Morristown in 2010. If you decide to attend a physical therapy assistant school in Morristown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,933.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies every year.
Many physical therapy assisting graduates choose to work as physical therapy assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Morristown, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,490 physical therapy assistants in Tennessee. Of these physical therapy assistants, 30 were working in the greater Morristown area. The government projects that the number of physical therapy assistants in Morristown will 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 Morristown is $50,590 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for physical therapy assistants.