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Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant Salary

For Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants, hourly average wages total $26.84 per hour. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants (80 percent) who responded to the survey are women. For the most part, Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by close to one-half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$37,719 - $68,519
(Median)
$38K
$53K
$69K
MEDIAN: $53,203
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$20.98 - $35.31
(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
$37,719 - $68,519  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,507  
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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$42,942 - $73,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate 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$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.98 - $35.31  
   
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 - $1,507  
   
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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$42,942 - $73,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,080

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Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants flock to Life Care Centers of America for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $92K lead the pack in compensation; however, Life Care Centers of America also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $57K at one end to $105K at the other end.

HCR ManorCare offers the lowest compensation; the median salary there averages out to only $57K. The pay range is also narrow, ranging between $45K and $82K.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 10%


Long Term Care
up arrow 7%

Wound Care
up arrow 5%

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: 33%
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