East Peoria, IL has one physical therapy school within its city limits. Illinois Central College has a total student population of 13,049. It is the 4723rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 169th highest in the state of Illinois (#1 is Northwestern University).
Physical Therapy students from East Peoria schools who go on to become physical therapists, PTs, exercise physiologists, physical therapy assistants, 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 Peoria area alone, there are ** employed physical therapist aides earning an average salary of $28,730. Physical therapists in this area earn $72,280/yr and there are 200 employed.
East Peoria lies in Tazewell county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the Peoria area has 170,260 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in East Peoria are held by physical therapists, and **/1000 are held by physical therapist aides.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Illinois Central College ends up costing a student $4,505/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from East Peoria|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||78.2 miles|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||83.3 miles|
|Sugar Grove||IL||-||1||14.036||67||96.1 miles|