Average Entry-Level Physical Therapist Aide with Physical Therapy Skills Hourly Pay

$12.00
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Physical Therapist Aide with Physical Therapy skills is $12.00.
10%
$8.79
10%
$12.00
50%
$15.59
90%
90%
MEDIAN $12.00
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $16
Total Pay
$18,276 - $34,731

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Job Description for Physical Therapist Aide

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.

Career Paths

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Physical Therapist Aide
Physical Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapist (PT)
Physical Therapy Aide
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 $12.00 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist Aide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.49 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist Aide with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.73 based on 6 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 53 survey responses.
Early Career
73.6%
Mid Career
15.1%
Experienced
11.3%