Annandale has a total population of 54,994 and a student population of 47,195. Of these students, 46,619 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy assistant programs.
Annandale's largest physical therapy assistant school is Northern Virginia Community College. In 2010, approximately 25 students graduated from the Physical Therapy Assisting program at Northern Virginia Community College.
A total of 25 students graduated with credentials in physical therapy assisting from physical therapy assistant schools in Annandale in 2010. In 2009 tuition at physical therapy assistant schools in Annandale was $2,523 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for physical therapy assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Annandale, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 physical therapy assistants in Virginia were working in the greater Annandale area. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapy assistants is expected to increase by 40% in Annandale. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapy assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapy assistant in Annandale is $46,700 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for physical therapy assistants.