If you are interested in a career as a physical therapist assistant (PTA) then there could be no better time to pursue your dreams. The demand for and remuneration of physical therapist assistants has been steadily on the increase over the last decade.
Learn how to become a PTA and get started today by reaching out to physical therapy assistant schools in Hawaii.
How to become a Physical Therapist Assistant in Hawaii
- Graduate from an Accredited PTA program
- Pass local Hawaii and/or National Certification Exams
- How much do Physical Therapist Assistants make in Hawaii?
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Listed below are some of the top PTA schools and related programs near you in Hawaii.
Get started today by reaching out to schools to receive information on course curriculum, admissions requirements, tuition etc.
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Top Accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Schools in Hawaii
|College||Metro Area||Acredittion||Find Out More|
|Kapi'olani Community College - University of Hawaii||Kauila||Spring 2019||Request Information|
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Physical Therapy Assistant Certification Exam Requirements in Hawaii
Once you have graduated from an accredited school in Hawaii you will need to obtain a license to work as a physical therapist assistant there. To obtain your license it is a requirement that you have successfully passed additional certification exams.
Hawaii does not have any requirement to undertake any local state level jurisprudence exams. However all candidates seeking initial licensure in the state must complete the National Physical Therapy Examinations (NPTE).
The purpose of the state exam, where required, is to ensure that the candidate has a thorough understanding of the local laws and regulations under which they are allowed to work.
The purpose of the NPTE exams is to ensure a minimum standard or knowledge and competence after graduation and before entering into the workplace. The NPTE exams are developed and administered by the US Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT).
|Bottom 10% of Earners||$42,670|
|Top 10% of Earners||$72,890|
According to the most recent Bureau for Labor Statistics data physical therapist assistants in Hawaii earn an average salary of $55,960. This represents an hourly wage of $26.90 and is 2.9% below the national average.
The top 10% of earners in the profession in Hawaii earned $72,890 whilst the bottom 10% earn $42,670.
There are approximately persons currently employed as PTA’s in Hawaii.
PTA Salaries and Employment in Hawaii by Metro Area
The table below breaks down salary and employment of physical therapist assistants by Metro area across the state.
|Area||Salary||Hourly Wage||# Employed|