The average hourly pay for a Physical Therapy Aide is $11.82.
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Job Description for Physical Therapy Aide
Physical therapy aides are in charge of providing assistance to physical therapists and their patients. They are responsible for helping with set up and clean up after therapy sessions, as well as interacting with patients in a professional, friendly manner. Physical therapy aides may assist with transportation duties and handle administrative responsibilities such as checking patients in, scheduling future visits, and completing insurance authorizations. In all activities, these aides must foll…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapy Aide
An entry-level Physical Therapy Aide with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.03 based on 775 salaries. An early career Physical Therapy Aide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.60 based on 1,030 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapy Aide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.03 based on 253 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapy Aide with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.47 based on 152 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Physical Therapy Aide in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.3% more) and Houston, Texas (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (4.4% less).
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