The average hourly pay for an Experienced Physical Therapist Aide with Patient Education skills is $14.00.
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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
Physical Therapist Aide Tasks
- 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.
- 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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist Aide
An early career Physical Therapist Aide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.38 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist Aide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.00 based on 8 salaries.
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