A Physical Therapist Assistant with Acute Care skills earns an average wage of $25.26 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$35,883 - $69,926
$36K
$50K
$70K
MEDIAN: $49,965
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50%
90%

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$19.53 - $32.28
$20
$25
$32
MEDIAN: $25.26
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,883 - $69,926  
   
Bonus
$416.31 - $3,500  
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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$40,401 - $69,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.53 - $32.28  
   
Overtime
$27.42 - $49.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$416.31 - $3,500  
   
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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$40,401 - $69,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 577

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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Physical Therapist Assistant

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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