Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant is $20.37 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Home Health/Home Care, Geriatrics, Orthopedics, and Pediatrics.
Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Total Pay (?
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$25,442 - $55,421
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MEDIAN: $39,828
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Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Total Pay (?
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$11.92 - $29.22
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,442 - $55,421  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,967  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $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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$25,289 - $59,906  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,070
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $29.22  
   
Overtime
$10.17 - $44.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,967  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $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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$25,289 - $59,906  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,070
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Pay Difference By Location
Houston
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Dallas
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Tucson
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New York
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Indianapolis
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National Average
$42,000
Phoenix
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Miami
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 23%
Geriatrics
up arrow 12%
Orthopedics
up arrow 12%
Pediatrics
up arrow 10%
Rehabilitation
up arrow 6%
Physical Therapy
up arrow 2%
National Average
$42,000
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Gender
Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 24%
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