Median pay for Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants lies in the neighborhood of $27.60 per hour. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. While nearly one-third report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and just over a half have dental, as well. Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 81 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$42,211 - $73,262
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$73K
MEDIAN: $53,569
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$21.90 - $35.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$42,211 - $73,262  
   
Bonus
$397.32 - $4,085  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
Total Pay (?
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$45,461 - $73,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$21.90 - $35.25  
   
Overtime
$31.30 - $49.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$397.32 - $4,085  
   
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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$45,461 - $73,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,166

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Dominating the field, Life Care Centers of America, HCR ManorCare, RehabCare, Genesis Rehabilitation Services Inc., and Kindred Healthcare are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great 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. Also paying near the top of the field are Kindred Healthcare at $68K, Genesis Rehab Services at $63K, and Genesis Rehabilitation Services Inc., where Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants annually earn $61K.

HCR ManorCare, Aegis Therapies, Inc., and Genesis HealthCare are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($55K, $56K, and $59K respectively).

Key Stats for Physical Therapist Assistant

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 166 votes.
086
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Skills That Affect Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Long Term Care
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Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 4%

Wound Care
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Rehabilitation
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
0%

National Average
$57,000

Physical Therapy
up arrow 1%

Patient Education
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Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 166 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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