Fayetteville, NC (population: 177,632) has one physical therapy assistant school within its city limits. Fayetteville Technical Community College has a total student population of 11,203. It is the 5548th highest ranked school in the USA and the 132nd highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Physical Therapy Assistant students from Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville area alone, there are 40 employed physical therapist aides earning an average salary of $20,500. Physical therapists in this area earn $76,050/yr and there are 120 employed.
Fayetteville lies in Cumberland county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Fayetteville area has 126,070 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $16.90/hr average worker wage, and a $35,150 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.930 out of every 1000 jobs in Fayetteville are held by physical therapists, and 0.278/1000 are held by physical therapist aides.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fayetteville Technical Community College ends up costing a student $13,508/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fayetteville|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||60.0 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||86.9 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||88.3 miles|
|Myrtle Beach||SC||-||3||18.832||7||95.5 miles|