The average hourly pay for a Physical Therapy Technician is $10.91.
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Job Description for Physical Therapy Technician
A physical therapy technician’s main job is to assist patients with exercise when they need to get their mobility back. They work in a hospital, and they usually do outpatient care. They have to be good at greeting patients and need to have a caring personality. They coach patients about what to do when they exercise and how to set an exercise schedule. They mainly work indoors, but they may also do outpatient services. They usually work in a physical therapy room, which is a lot like an exerc…Read more
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Skills in Acute Care, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Health and Wellness.
Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapy Technician
An entry-level Physical Therapy Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.23 based on 127 salaries. An early career Physical Therapy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.79 based on 141 salaries. A mid-career Physical Therapy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.76 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.32 based on 20 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 Technician in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 17.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (11.9% more) and Houston, Texas (8.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (7.3% less) and New Orleans, Louisiana (6.8% less).
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