The average wage for a Physical Therapy Technician is $10.35 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Physical Therapy is associated with high pay for this job.

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$8.79 - $14.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$30,000  
   
Bonus
$300.00  
Total Pay (?
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$18,370 - $30,229  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$8.79 - $14.08  
   
Overtime
$15.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$300.00  
   
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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$18,370 - $30,229  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 162
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Job Description for Physical Therapy Technician

A physical therapy technician’s main job is to assist patients with exercise when they need to get their mobility back. They work in a hospital, and they usually do outpatient care. They have to be good at greeting patients and need to have a caring personality. They coach patients about what to do when they exercise and how to set an exercise schedule.

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Physical Therapy Technician Tasks

  • Prepare, clean and maintain work area and disinfect equipment after treatment.
  • Under close supervision of a physical therapist or assistant perform select tasks in preparing the patient and administering treatment therapy.
  • Perform clerical duties; take inventory, order and stock supplies, answer telephone, take messages and complete forms.
  • Transport patients to and from treatment areas, using wheelchairs or providing standing support.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapy Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Physical Therapy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapy Technician Salaries

Physical Therapy
up arrow 12%

Acute Care
up arrow 9%

National Average
$22,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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