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Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant Salary

Earnings for Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants come in at around $26.70 per hour on average. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by approximately half. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants making up 79 percent. Job satisfaction for Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$36,790 - $68,517
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MEDIAN: $52,828
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$20.63 - $35.36
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,790 - $68,517  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,206  
Profit Sharing
$50.68 - $9,863  
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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$42,342 - $73,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.63 - $35.36  
   
Overtime
$22.28 - $50.03  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,206  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.68 - $9,863  
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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$42,342 - $73,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 976
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Popular Employer Salaries for Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant


Employees of Life Care Centers of America can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $92K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $57K to $105K.

For Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants, below-average salaries can be found at HCR ManorCare; in fact, average earnings are around $57K, the lowest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($45K versus $82K) is great.

Skills That Affect Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 10%


Wound Care
up arrow 5%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
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National Average
$56,000

Orthopedics
up arrow 3%

Physical Therapy
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 224 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 32%