Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant Salary

Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants can expect to earn an average of $26.90 per hour. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Some workers in this field — nearly one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by slightly more than half. Female Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The majority of Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,043 - $68,397
(Median)
$38K
$53K
$68K
MEDIAN: $53,125
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$20.86 - $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
$38,043 - $68,397  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
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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$42,646 - $73,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 219
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.86 - $35.27  
   
Overtime
$22.32 - $50.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
   
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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$42,646 - $73,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,141
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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 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.

Kindred Healthcare employees cannot expect much in terms of compensation — the median salary amounts to only $54K, 70 percent lower than the top payer.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 9%


Wound Care
up arrow 7%

Long Term Care
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Rehabilitation
0%

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 243 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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