Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Salary

Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistants take home approximately $21.37 per hour on average. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and slightly more than half have dental, too. The majority of Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistants (57 percent) survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,503 - $57,750

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$13.72 - $30.04

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,503 - $57,750  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,174  
Total Pay (?
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$29,404 - $61,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 327
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.72 - $30.04  
   
Overtime
$10.77 - $45.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,174  
   
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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$29,404 - $61,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 731
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 14%

Geriatrics
up arrow 12%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 7%

Orthopedics
up arrow 7%

Physical Therapy
up arrow 3%

National Average
$44,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 26%
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