Entry-Level Physical Therapist Assistant Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Physical Therapist Assistant is $23.37 per hour.

$32,222 - $58,678
$32K
$45K
$59K
MEDIAN: $45,155
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50%
90%

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$18.02 - $30.25
$18
$23
$30
MEDIAN: $23.46
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$0$62K
Salary $32,222 - $58,678
Bonus $99.93 - $4,055
Profit Sharing $2.14 - $19,727
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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$37,052 - $62,748
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 590
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $18.02 - $30.25
Hourly Tips $1.27
Overtime $24.88 - $44.27
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $99.93 - $4,055
Profit Sharing $2.14 - $19,727
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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$37,052 - $62,748
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,485

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,430

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Physical Therapist Assistant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Physical Therapist Assistant in Lodi:
If interested Physical Therapy Profession, go straight to Physical therapy school. Do not use PTA school as stepping stone.

Physical Therapist Assistant in Youngstown:
Billing & documentation & dealing with insurances.

Physical Therapist Assistant in Albuquerque:
"Time management."
Be flexible. Time management is key. Attention to detail. Listen to your patients.

Physical Therapist Assistant in Glens Falls:
"How pay would not increase with inflation over the years."
Do your homework when looking at a job. What additional hours might you be asked to work? What opportunities for advancement do you have?

Physical Therapist Assistant in Carthage:
"I wish I had known the amount of paperwork it entailed."
Watch and learn.

Physical Therapist Assistant in Grosse Pointe:
Be adaptable and open minded. Willingness to learn is a must.

Physical Therapist Assistant in Upland:
"Grow."
Keep learning- Be a team player.

Key Stats for Physical Therapist Assistant

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 269 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲8%


▲6%

Skilled Nursing Facility
▲6%

Wound Care
▲5%


Patient Education
▲2%


National Average
$48,000

▼1%

Acute Care
▼1%

Pediatrics
▼4%

Outpatient
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 269 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 30%
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