Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant Salary

For Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants, hourly average wages total $26.93 per hour. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While one-third report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and a little over a half have dental, as well. The vast majority of Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$38,134 - $68,681
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$69K
MEDIAN: $53,508
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$20.87 - $35.27
(Median)
$21
$27
$35
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,134 - $68,681  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,228  
Profit Sharing
$50.34 - $9,933  
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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$42,723 - $73,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.87 - $35.27  
   
Overtime
$22.28 - $50.15  
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 - $1,228  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.34 - $9,933  
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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$42,723 - $73,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,146
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Popular Employer Salaries for Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant


Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants flock to HCR ManorCare, Life Care Centers of America, Kindred Healthcare, Genesis Rehabilitation Services Inc., and Aegis Therapies, Inc., highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Life Care Centers of America offers the largest salaries in town ($92K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $57K to $105K.

The smallest paychecks in the field are found at Kindred Healthcare, where the median salary is a mere $54K, 70 percent less than the top paying company.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 9%


Wound Care
up arrow 6%

Long Term Care
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Rehabilitation
0%

National Average
$56,000

Physical Therapy
up arrow 3%

Orthopedics
up arrow 4%

Patient Education
up arrow 4%

Pediatrics
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 244 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 32%
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