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Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Salary

An average Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant can expect to take home roughly $21.26 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in four lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistants (57 percent) survey respondents. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$29,198 - $56,847
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $41,107
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$13.67 - $29.80
(Median)
$14
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,198 - $56,847  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,100  
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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$29,075 - $61,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 315
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.67 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$10.67 - $45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,100  
   
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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$29,075 - $61,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 710

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 14%

Geriatrics
up arrow 13%

Orthopedics
up arrow 8%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 6%

Physical Therapy
up arrow 3%

National Average
$44,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 26%
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