Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Physical Therapy Assistant is $26.99
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapy Assistants?
An entry-level Physical Therapy Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.72 based on 166 salaries. An early career Physical Therapy Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.90 based on 554 …Read more
What Do Physical Therapy Assistants Do?
Most of the time, a physical therapy assistant works under the guidance, supervision, and direction of a licensed physical therapist. They help with many things that a physical therapist typically attends to, but they often have less involvement in treatment planning. A physical therapy assistant helps fulfill the care plan, which is intended to help the patient recover from injuries, illnesses, and surgeries, as well as to regain movement and assist with pain management.
Most states require …Read more