With over 5 physical therapy assistant schools, Alabama has the state regionally covered. Most offerings are community college programs that offer Associate of Applied Science degrees.

Larger cities such as Mobile, Montgomery, and Birmingham all have schools with PTA programs. If you live in a more rural area you may consider an online certification program.

The outlook for Alabama physical therapy assistants is in line with the rest of the United States. Alabama PTAs, on average, make about the same salary as the average United States' PTA.

Salary Comparison for PTAs in Alabama

Below is a comparison from CareerOneStop.org, US Department of Labor, comparing salaries at high, median, and lower salary levels of physical therapy assistants in Alabama to the rest of the country.

Source: CareerOneStop.org, US Department of Labor