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Fast Facts for Physical Therapist Assistants in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Shreveport and New Orleans
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Baton Rouge and Lafayette
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans and Baton Rouge

Salaries for Physical Therapist Assistants in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New Orleans and Shreveport

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More Louisiana Physical Therapy Assistant Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
New Orleans
Associates
15,110
Monroe
Doctorate
9,038
Bossier City
Associates
6,714
Baton Rouge
Doctorate
1,409
Pineville
Masters
1,093
Lafayette
N/A
306

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physical Therapist Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge250 $53,660
Alexandria30 $46,930
Lafayette120 $41,950
Lake Charles150 $47,610
MonroeN/A $55,450
New Orleans-Metairie400 $35,430
Shreveport-Bossier City160 $50,560
Houma-Thibodaux30 $47,100

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