Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Physical Therapist Assistants in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Physical Therapist Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Erie, Reading and York
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lancaster, Harrisburg and Scranton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Reading

Salaries for Physical Therapist Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Reading, Philadelphia and Altoona

Schools for Physical Therapist Assistants in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Physical Therapy Assistant Schools in Pennsylvania

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More Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Butler County Community College Butler Associate 3,656
California University of Pennsylvania California Masters 8,206
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Erie Business Center Erie Associate 287
Harcum College Bryn Mawr Associate 947
Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville Associate 7,184
Mercyhurst College Erie Masters 4,253
Mount Aloysius College Cresson Masters 1,595
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport Bachelor 6,682
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks Reading Bachelor 2,824
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Dubois Dubois Bachelor 897
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton Hazleton Bachelor 1,232
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto Mont Alto Bachelor 1,204
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango Sharon Bachelor 868
University of Pittsburgh-Titusville Titusville Associate 573

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physical Therapist Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Physical Therapist Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Physical Therapist Assistants relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Altoona 70 $41900 2.1
Gettysburg 50 $56540 2.6
Harrisburg 300 $51610 1.64
Carlisle 300 $51610 1.64
Bloomsburg 60 $49430 2.3
Berwick 60 $49430 2.3
Johnstown 70 $42000 2.09
Chambersburg 40 $53250 1.06
Waynesboro 40 $53250 1.06
East Stroudsburg 30 $43190 1.07
Erie 150 $41930 1.99
Pittsburgh 920 $45750 1.38
Reading 80 $47050 0.8
Lancaster 220 $48760 1.63
Lebanon 40 $39160 1.44
Scranton 240 $47630 1.63
Wilkes 240 $47630 1.63
Barre 240 $47630 1.63
Hazleton 240 $47630 1.63
State College 30 $46520 0.81
Williamsport 50 $43620 1.5
York 120 $47160 1.15
Hanover 120 $47160 1.15
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