Pediatric Physical Therapy Assistant Salary

The average wage for a Pediatric Physical Therapy Assistant is $25.31 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$25,168 - $64,564
(Median)
$25K
$47K
$65K
MEDIAN: $46,914
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$18.60 - $40.12
(Median)
$19
$25
$40
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$25,168 - $64,564  
   
Bonus
$100.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,788 - $82,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$18.60 - $40.12  
   
Overtime
$31.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$100.00  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$37,788 - $82,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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

  • Observe and document the progress of treatment.
  • Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures.
  • Monitor operation of equipment and record use of equipment.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Pediatric Physical Therapy Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
medical benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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