Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant Salary

Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants take home approximately $27.66 per hour on average. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and just over a half receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The vast majority (80 percent) of Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants who took the survey are female. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,384 - $73,006
$42K
$53K
$73K
MEDIAN: $53,493
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$21.86 - $35.32
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MEDIAN: $27.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$42,384 - $73,006  
   
Bonus
$297.99 - $3,945  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$45,406 - $73,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$21.86 - $35.32  
   
Overtime
$30.63 - $48.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$297.99 - $3,945  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$45,406 - $73,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,125

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Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants flock to Life Care Centers of America, Kindred Healthcare, HCR ManorCare, RehabCare, and Genesis Rehabilitation Services Inc., highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Life Care Centers of America pays the most with a median salary of $92K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $57K to a high of $105K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Kindred Healthcare, Genesis Rehab Services, and Genesis Rehabilitation Services Inc., where earnings of $66K, $63K, or $61K are standard for Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include HCR ManorCare at $55K, Aegis Therapies, Inc. at $56K, and Genesis HealthCare, where $58K is the norm.

Key Stats for Physical Therapist Assistant

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 169 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Long Term Care
▲5%

▲4%

Home Health/Home Care
▲4%

Rehabilitation
▲1%

Wound Care
▲1%

Physical Therapy
▼0%

Acute Care
▼0%

National Average
$57,000

Patient Education
▼1%

▼3%

Pediatrics
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 169 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 33%