Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant is $20.50 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Home Health/Home Care, Orthopedics, and Geriatrics.
Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Total Pay (?
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$25,877 - $55,947
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,168
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Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Total Pay (?
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$12.11 - $29.33
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$25,877 - $55,947  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,982  
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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$25,803 - $60,133  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,022
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.11 - $29.33  
   
Overtime
$9.93 - $43.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,982  
   
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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$25,803 - $60,133  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,022
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Pay Difference By Location

Dallas
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New York
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Tucson
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Houston
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Indianapolis
0%
National Average
$42,000
Phoenix
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 22%
Geriatrics
up arrow 12%
Orthopedics
up arrow 12%
Pediatrics
up arrow 10%
Rehabilitation
up arrow 7%
Physical Therapy
up arrow 3%
National Average
$42,000

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Gender

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Male
38%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 24%
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