Average Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) Hourly Pay

$27.11
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$600
Bonus
$350
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The average hourly pay for a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) is $27.11.
10%
$20.08
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$27.11
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$34.91
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MEDIAN $27.11
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Hourly Rate
$20 - $35
Bonus
$97 - $3,007
Profit Sharing
$100 - $2,000
Total Pay
$41,066 - $73,163

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Job Description for Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)

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, Reliant Rehabilitation and Genesis Rehab Services. Reported salaries are highest at Reliant Rehabilitation where the average pay is $30.14. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kindred Healthcare and RehabCare, earning around $29.59 and $29.45, respectively. Select Rehabilitation, Inc. pays the lowest at around $26.83. Genesis HealthCare and Aegis Therapies, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $27.53 and $27.65, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA). Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)
Physical Therapy Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)

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 $22.71 based on 194 salaries. An early career Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.00 based on 302 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.04 based on 205 salaries. An experienced Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.89 based on 271 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) in their job title in Birmingham, Alabama earn an average of 3.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (9.0% less), San Antonio, Texas (7.8% less) and Richmond, Virginia (6.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,198 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.2%
Early Career
25.2%
Mid Career
17.1%
Experienced
22.6%
Late Career
18.9%