$26,625
Avg. Salary
$11.68
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$297

Bonus

$500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Physical Therapy Aide is $11.68 per hour.

The average pay for a Physical Therapy Aide is $26,625 per year.

$9.34
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$11.68
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$15.39
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MEDIAN $11.68
$18k
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$27k
50%
$46k
90%
MEDIAN $26,625
$18,355 - $45,547
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MEDIAN: $26,625
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$0$45K
Salary $18,355 - $45,547
Bonus $95.87 - $2,030
Profit Sharing $500
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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$19,459 - $32,599
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 91
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $9.34 - $15.39
Hourly Tips $0.20
Overtime $12.97 - $22.82
Annual Data $0$32K
Bonus $95.87 - $2,030
Profit Sharing $500
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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$19,459 - $32,599
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,693

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 follow relevant privacy procedures.

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Physical Therapy 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.

Common Career Paths for Physical Therapy Aide


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Popular Skills for Physical Therapy Aide

Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapy Aide

Pay by Experience for a Physical Therapy Aide has a positive trend. An entry-level Physical Therapy Aide with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 850 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physical Therapy Aide with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 177 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapy Aide which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 101 salaries. A Physical Therapy Aide with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 26 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

17%

2%

National Average: $24,484

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Physical Therapy Aide Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Physical Therapy Aide?

Physical Therapy Aide in Roswell:
"Simple."
Pros: It's a steady flow.
Cons: Small town

Physical Therapy Aide in Tucson:
"Born and raised there."
Pros: The people.
Cons: I t can be too hot.

Physical Therapy Aide in McAllen:
Pros: Helping people become pain free through motion.
Cons: Hours can be extensive, and pay scale for current position feels a little low.

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Key Stats for Physical Therapy Aide

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 177 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Physical Therapy Aide Salaries

▲26%

▲23%

▲9%

National Average
$24,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapy Aide Salaries

Scheduling
▲2%

Office Administration
▲2%


National Average
$24,000

Physical Therapy
▼1%

Patient Education
▼1%


Spanish Language
▼13%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 177 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 56%