The average wage for a Physical Therapist Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $28.94 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Home Health/Home Care, Long Term Care, and Physical Therapy.

$30,410 - $64,111
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$64K
MEDIAN: $48,795
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$23.42 - $38.89
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$39
MEDIAN: $28.00
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Salary
$30,410 - $64,111  
   
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$41,561 - $78,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$23.42 - $38.89  
   
Overtime
$39.75  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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$41,561 - $78,510  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Experience Affects Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 21%

Long Term Care
up arrow 13%

Physical Therapy
up arrow 12%

Geriatrics
up arrow 9%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

Orthopedics
0%

National Average
$58,000

Rehabilitation
up arrow 1%

Patient Education
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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