The average wage for a Pediatric Physical Therapy Assistant is $29.50 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$18.38 - $40.37
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$18.38 - $40.37  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$590  
   
Total Pay (?
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$35,234 - $82,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Pediatric Physical Therapy Assistant

Pediatric physical therapist assistants help children who have injuries and/or disabilities and rehabilitate them so they are better able to function in their daily lives. This job is often carried out in a hospital, clinic, or educational environment and under the supervision of a physical therapist, and it's important to be calm and enjoy working with children.

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Pediatric Physical Therapy Assistant Tasks

  • Fit and train patients for orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices, such as crutches.
  • Transport patients to and from treatment areas, lift and transfer them according to positioning requirements, secure into or onto therapy equipment.
  • Monitor operation of equipment and record use of equipment.
  • Observe and document the progress of treatment.
  • Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures.

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Key Stats for Pediatric Physical Therapy Assistant

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Pediatric Physical Therapy Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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