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Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant Salary

For Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants, hourly average wages total $26.83 per hour. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly one-third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and half claim dental coverage as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 80 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,463 - $68,356
(Median)
$37K
$53K
$68K
MEDIAN: $53,139
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$20.93 - $35.32
(Median)
$21
$27
$35
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary 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$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,463 - $68,356  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,451  
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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$42,842 - $73,830  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 210
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.93 - $35.32  
   
Overtime
$22.28 - $50.16  
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 - $1,451  
   
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).
)
$42,842 - $73,830  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,057

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Although Life Care Centers of America boasts the highest average salary in town at $92K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $57K or as much as $105K.

HCR ManorCare offers the lowest pay, with a median salary of just $57K. The pay scale doesn't vary widely, either; compensation ranges from $45K to $82K.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Long Term Care
up arrow 13%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 11%


Wound Care
up arrow 6%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$56,000

Physical Therapy
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Orthopedics
up arrow 4%

Pediatrics
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 241 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 32%