How much does a Physical Therapy Assistant make?

Updated Aug 2, 2021

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Experience

$47,044 /yr
Average Base Pay

406 salaries

$28K

Low

$47K

Average

$79K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Physical Therapy Assistant is $47,044 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Physical Therapy Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 406 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Physical Therapy Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Assistant Physical Therapy Aide$47,044 /yr
L3
Senior Physical Therapy Aide$63,422 /yr
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$36,435

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Genesis Healthcare
3

Genesis Healthcare

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $29 - $34
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$29

$34

$29 - $34 Range

ATI Physical Therapy
2.9

ATI Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $24 - $26

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

Encompass Health
3.5

Encompass Health

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $30 - $36

$30

$36

$30 - $36 Range

HealthPRO Heritage
3.2

HealthPRO Heritage

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $31 - $38

$31

$38

$31 - $38 Range

RehabCare
2.9

RehabCare

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $25 - $30

$25

$30

$25 - $30 Range

Tender Touch Rehab Services
3.2

Tender Touch Rehab Services

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$29 -$31

 hourly

$29

$31

$29 - $31 Range

Sava Senior Care
2.7

Sava Senior Care

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$24 -$45

 hourly

$24

$45

$24 - $45 Range

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FYZICAL
4

FYZICAL

Physical Therapy Assistant - Monthly
About 

$4K -$5K

$4K

$5K

$3,554 - $5,067 Range

AccentCare
3.3

AccentCare

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$27 -$29

 hourly

$27

$29

$27 - $29 Range

Select Rehabilitation
2.7

Select Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$25 -$28

 hourly

$25

$28

$25 - $28 Range

Inova
3.8

Inova

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$29 -$37

 hourly

$29

$37

$29 - $37 Range

Select Rehabilitation
2.7

Select Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$25 -$27

 hourly

$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

Family Health Centers of San Diego
3.8

Family Health Centers of San Diego

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$25 -$27

 hourly

$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

The Weston Group
3.4

The Weston Group

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$34 -$36

 hourly

$34

$36

$34 - $36 Range

Professional Physical Therapy (NY)

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Brookdale Senior Living
3.1

Brookdale Senior Living

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$32 -$35

 hourly

$32

$35

$32 - $35 Range

Functional Pathways
2.9

Functional Pathways

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$30 -$32

 hourly

$30

$32

$30 - $32 Range

Performance Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$28 -$31

 hourly

$28

$31

$28 - $31 Range

King's Daughters
3.6

King's Daughters

Physical Therapy Assistant
About 

$25 -$27

$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

CANI Spine Center & Sport

Physical Therapy Assistant
About 

$46K -$50K

$46K

$50K

$46,098 - $50,145 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Physical Therapy Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Physical Therapy Assistant is $47,044 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Physical Therapy Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 406 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Physical Therapy Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Physical Therapy Assistant in United States is $78,926 per year.

The lowest salary for a Physical Therapy Assistant in United States is $28,041 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent physical therapy assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$61,000
per year
A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $61,000 per year
Additional Pay
$500 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$24
hourly
A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Providence, RI Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
School / School District
$28
hourly
A Physical Therapy Assistant in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Hospital
$35
hourly
A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the Little Rock, AR Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Little Rock, AR Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$27
hourly
A Physical Therapy Assistant in the Boise, ID Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boise, ID Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$80,000
per year
A Rehab Assistant in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$13
hourly
A Chiropractic Therapy Assistant in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Freelance
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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