Georgia is home to 7 CAPTE accredited physical therapy assistant programs. CAPTE accreditation is considered to be the gold standard when it comes to physical therapy certification.

With career, technical and community colleges in mostly populous areas such as Atlanta, Savannah, and Athens, Georgia could be a good place to find a PTA program.

Compared to the rest of the United States, Georgia PTAs actually - on average - make more money than other states. See the below graph from the Department of Labor for more detailed information and a visual representation.

Salary Comparison for PTAs in Georgia

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

Source:, US Department of Labor