Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has two physical therapy assistant schools within its city limits. Baltimore City Community College, the highest ranked school in the city with a physical therapy assistant program, has a total student population of 6,953. It is the 5924th highest ranked school in the USA and the 82nd highest in the state of Maryland (#1 is Johns Hopkins University).
Physical Therapy Assistant students from Baltimore schools who go on to become physical therapy assistants, exercise physiologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 174,490 people working as physical therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,220. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 490 employed physical therapist aides earning an average salary of $25,580. Physical therapists in this area earn $86,640/yr and there are 2,050 employed.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.627 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by physical therapists, and 0.385/1000 are held by physical therapist aides.
Of the 2 physical therapy assistant schools in Baltimore, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baltimore City Community College comes out as the most expensive ($5,851/yr) for physical therapy assistant students, with Baltimore City Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,851/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|