Moline, IL (population: 43,295) has one physical therapy school within its city limits. Black Hawk College has a total student population of 6,267. It is the 5248th highest ranked school in the USA and the 200th highest in the state of Illinois (#1 is Northwestern University).
Physical Therapy students from Moline 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 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island-IL area alone, there are ** employed physical therapist aides earning an average salary of $26,660. Physical therapists in this area earn $73,660/yr and there are 170 employed.
Moline lies in Rock Island county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the Davenport-Moline-Rock Island-IL area has 182,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,700 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Moline are held by physical therapists, and **/1000 are held by physical therapist aides.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Black Hawk College ends up costing a student $4,984/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Moline|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||4.8 miles|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||55.6 miles|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||57.6 miles|
|Cedar Rapids||IA||130,349||7||32.4429||236||69.4 miles|
|East Peoria||IL||-||2||21.1433||95||74.2 miles|