Average Entry-Level Physical Therapist Assistant Hourly Pay

$22.90
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$1,206
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$1,840
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Physical Therapist Assistant is $22.90.
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$17.78
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$22.90
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$29.20
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$18 - $29
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$100 - $3,869
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$983 - $9,916
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$36,744 - $60,124
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What Do Physical Therapist Assistants Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Physical Therapist Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Physical Therapist Assistant are from the companies ATI Physical Therapy, Reliant Rehabilitation and Athletico, Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at Reliant Rehabilitation where the average pay is $28.00. Athletico, Ltd. pays the lowest at around $22.48.

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What Are Popular Skills for Physical Therapist Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist Assistants?

An early career Physical Therapist Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.48 based on 2,815 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapist Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.82 based on 1,464 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.29 based on 1,450 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
Employees with Physical Therapist Assistant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 10.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Albuquerque, New Mexico (4.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (9.5% less), Tucson, Arizona (8.5% less) and San Antonio, Texas (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6,845 survey responses.
Early Career
41.1%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
21.2%
Late Career
16.3%