Experienced Physical Therapist Assistant Salary

Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants can expect to earn an average of $27.72 per hour. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although about a third lack health benefits of any kind, the greater part do enjoy medical insurance, and slightly more than half get dental coverage, too. Female Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,057 - $72,487
$42K
$53K
$72K
MEDIAN: $53,134
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$22.32 - $35.43
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$28
$35
MEDIAN: $27.79
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$0$74K
Salary $42,057 - $72,487
Bonus $155.03 - $3,991
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$46,251 - $74,214
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 188
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $22.32 - $35.43
Overtime $31.45 - $49.80
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $155.03 - $3,991
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$46,251 - $74,214
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,154

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Physical Therapist Assistant Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Physical Therapist Assistant


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants include Life Care Centers of America, Kindred Healthcare, HCR ManorCare, RehabCare, and Genesis Rehabilitation Services Inc. Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Life Care Centers of America, where the median salary comes to $92K, though the large pay difference between employees at the top ($57K) and those starting out ($105K) creates a rather diverse pay scale. Other big spenders include Kindred Healthcare, Genesis Rehab Services, and Genesis Rehabilitation Services Inc., top-paying firms where Experienced Physical Therapist Assistants see paychecks nearing $66K, $63K, or $61K.

Workers at HCR ManorCare, Aegis Therapies, Inc., and Genesis HealthCare also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $55K, $56K, and $58K respectively.

Key Stats for Physical Therapist Assistant

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 191 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Long Term Care
▲5%

▲4%

Home Health/Home Care
▲4%

Rehabilitation
▲1%

Wound Care
▲1%

Physical Therapy
▼0%

Acute Care
▼0%

National Average
$57,000

Patient Education
▼1%

▼3%

Pediatrics
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 191 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 33%
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