The average hourly pay for a Physical Therapist Aide is $11.99.
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Job Description for Physical Therapist Aide
A physical therapist aide works closely with a physical therapist to provide sufficient care for their patients. This position is employed in a variety of health care environments, including hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, and doctor’s offices. Although it typically keeps daytime office hours, many aides may be required to work additional hours. This is a field that typically does not require formal education, though many employers in this area recommend completion of a physical therapy aide …Read more
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Skills in Physical Therapy, Customer Service and Rehabilitation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning and Patient Education.
Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist Aide
An entry-level Physical Therapist Aide with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.72 based on 41 salaries. An early career Physical Therapist Aide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.80 based on 165 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist Aide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.76 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist Aide with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.72 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
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Employees with Physical Therapist Aide in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 84.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (12.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Long Beach, California (9.9% less).
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