Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Salary

The average Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant earns approximately $22.53 per hour. For the most part, Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistants (62 percent) who took the survey are female. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under a third lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and nearly one-half have dental, too. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $44,366
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$14.68 - $30.12
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$0$62K
Salary $29,566 - $59,528
Bonus $103.04 - $4,966
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$30,204 - $62,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 228
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $14.68 - $30.12
Hourly Tips $3.33
Overtime $17.19 - $44.52
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $103.04 - $4,966
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$30,204 - $62,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 596

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Physical Therapy Assistant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Physical Therapy Assistant in Kansas City:
"Be flexible."
Changes are common everyday with patients and schedules so be ready to be adaptable. Take on responsibility for other tasks. Talking and listening to your patient can be the most rewarding part of your day.

Key Stats for Physical Therapy Assistant

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Physical Therapy Assistant Salaries

Geriatrics
▲12%

Rehabilitation
▲6%

Home Health/Home Care
▲6%

Physical Therapy
▲2%

Orthopedics
▲2%

National Average
$46,000

physical therapy assistant
▼10%

Pediatrics
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 31%
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