Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant Salary

Earnings for Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants come in at around $26.89 per hour on average. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — approximately one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by a little more than half. The vast majority of Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$38,546 - $69,023

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$20.86 - $35.24

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,546 - $69,023  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,210  
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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$42,789 - $73,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 220
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.86 - $35.24  
   
Overtime
$21.93 - $50.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,210  
   
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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$42,789 - $73,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,160
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HCR ManorCare, Life Care Centers of America, RehabCare, Kindred Healthcare, and Genesis Rehabilitation Services Inc. are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants. 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.

Earnings fall especially short at Kindred Healthcare, where the median salary of $54K is the lowest in the field, 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 7%

Long Term Care
up arrow 4%

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 7%

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: 41% employee benefits None: 32%
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