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Average Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) Hourly Pay

$28.38
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$610
Bonus
$350
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The average hourly pay for a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) is $28.38.
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$20.94
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$28.38
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$36.35
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$21 - $36
Bonus
$98 - $3,056
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$100 - $2,000
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$42,372 - $75,808
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What Do Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)s Do?

Job Satisfaction for Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)

3.8 out of 5
(99)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)

The top respondents for the job title Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) are from the companies Kindred Healthcare, Genesis Rehab Services and Reliant Rehabilitation. Reported salaries are highest at Reliant Rehabilitation where the average pay is $33.90. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kindred Healthcare and RehabCare, earning around $32.43 and $28.76, respectively. Select Rehabilitation, Inc. pays the lowest at around $26.30. Aegis Therapies, Inc. and Genesis HealthCare also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $27.93 and $27.94, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)s?

Skills in Geriatrics, Rehabilitation and Long Term Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Orthopedics and Physical Therapy.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)s?

An entry-level Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.89 based on 40 salaries. An early career Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.62 based on 145 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.65 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.76 based on 139 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
Employees with Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) in their job title in Birmingham, Alabama earn an average of 1.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (13.6% less), Denver, Colorado (12.9% less) and Mobile, Alabama (11.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 637 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.3%
Early Career
22.8%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
21.8%
Late Career
31.2%