Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Physical Therapist Assistant make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$90,465 / yrTotal Pay
$85,912 / yrBase Pay
$4,552 / yrAdditional Pay

$90,465

 / yr
$58K$142K
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The estimated total pay for a Physical Therapist Assistant is $90,465 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $85,912 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 $4,552 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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Some related job titles are Athletic Trainer Salaries with median pay of $62,221, Occupational Therapist Assistant Salaries with median pay of $70,789, Occupational Therapy Assistant Salaries with median pay of $75,206, Physical Therapist Aide Salaries with median pay of $48,312.

Top Paying Companies

For a Physical Therapist Assistant in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Physical Therapist Assistant in United States. Employers include Spherion, H2 Health and Sutter Health.

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Spherion
Spherion
$89,304/yr
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$84,167/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Physical Therapist Assistant in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Physical Therapist Assistant in United States are Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $89,304, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $80,463, Healthcare with a median total pay of $74,913, Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $74,473, and Nonprofit & NGO with a median total pay of $56,034.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$89,304

    15% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$80,463

    6% Higher than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$74,913

    1% Lower than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$74,473

    1% Lower than other industries

  • Nonprofit & NGONonprofit & NGO$56,034

    35% Lower than other industries

Human Resources & Staffing

The top paying company in Human Resources & Staffing for Physical Therapist Assistant is Spherion.

SpherionSpherion$89,304/yr

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Location

Total Pay

Base 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

$42,999

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$24

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist Assistant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$25

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist Assistant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$32

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist Assistant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$35

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist Assistant

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$40,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist Assistant

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$22

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist Assistant

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$25

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday

Physical Therapist Assistant pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Physical Therapist Assistant is $85,912 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Physical Therapist Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5671 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Physical Therapist Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Physical Therapist Assistant in United States is $133,708 per year.

The lowest salary for a Physical Therapist Assistant in United States is $55,202 per year.

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