Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistants is around $21.30 per hour. While roughly a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and just over a half have dental, as well. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,299 - $57,347
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $41,157
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$13.70 - $29.88
(Median)
$14
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,299 - $57,347  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,156  
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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$29,203 - $61,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 323
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $29.88  
   
Overtime
$10.63 - $45.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,156  
   
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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$29,203 - $61,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 721
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 13%

Geriatrics
up arrow 12%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 8%

Orthopedics
up arrow 7%

Physical Therapy
up arrow 3%

National Average
$44,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 25%
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