Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Certified Physical Therapist Assistant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$76,521 / yrTotal Pay
$59,750 / yrBase Pay
$16,771 / yrAdditional Pay

$76,521

 / yr
$42K$263K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Certified Physical Therapist Assistant is $76,521 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $59,750 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $16,771 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are total pay estimates for a Certified Physical Therapist Assistant at different companies?

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RehabCare
2.9
Certified Physical Therapist AssistantSee 4 salaries from all locations2,693 open jobs

$63,726

 / yr
DYNAMIC
3.2
Certified Physical Therapist AssistantSee 1 salaries from all locations

$5,774

 / mo
Rehab Without Walls
3.5
Certified Physical Therapist AssistantSee 1 salaries from all locations283 open jobs

$5,738

 / mo

$4,702

 / mo

$5,641

 / mo
Performance Plus Physical Therapy
5.0
Certified Physical Therapist AssistantSee 1 salaries from all locations

$5,682

 / mo

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Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Physical Therapist Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$25

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$28

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$2,025

/hr

$25 | $2K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist Assistant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$43,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$75,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist Assistant

United States of America

 | <1 year

$25

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday

Certified Physical Therapist Assistant pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Certified Physical Therapist Assistant is $59,750 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Certified Physical Therapist Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Certified Physical Therapist Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Certified Physical Therapist Assistant in United States is $87,538 per year.

The lowest salary for a Certified Physical Therapist Assistant in United States is $40,783 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Certified Physical Therapist Assistant or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Certified Physical Therapist Assistant.

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