Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistant Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistants come in at around $21.40 per hour on average. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistants is high. While some workers in this profession — roughly one in four — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and a little more than half have dental insurance. Women Entry-Level Physical Therapy Assistants who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,396 - $57,557
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,197
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$13.77 - $29.91
(Median)
$14
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,396 - $57,557  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,174  
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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$29,351 - $61,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 324
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.77 - $29.91  
   
Overtime
$10.93 - $45.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,174  
   
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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$29,351 - $61,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 716
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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 82 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 25%
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