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How much does a Physical Therapist Assistant make?

Updated Dec 2, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$60,967 /yr
Average Base Pay

374 salaries

$42K

Low

$61K

Average

$89K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Physical Therapist Assistant is $60,967 per year in the United States. The average additional cash compensation for a Physical Therapist Assistant in the United States is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 374 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Physical Therapist Assistant employees in the United States.

Seniority Levels

L2
Assistant Physical Therapist$60,967 /yr
L3
Physical Therapist III$76,713 /yr
L4
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ATI Physical Therapy
3.1

ATI Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $22 - $43
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$22

$43

$22 - $43 Range

Genesis Healthcare
2.9

Genesis Healthcare

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $22 - $42

$22

$42

$22 - $42 Range

Select Rehabilitation
2.7

Select Rehabilitation

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $23 - $44

$23

$44

$23 - $44 Range

RehabCare
2.9

RehabCare

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $22 - $40

$22

$40

$22 - $40 Range

Aegis Therapies
2.7

Aegis Therapies

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $23 - $40

$23

$40

$23 - $40 Range

Reliant Rehabilitation
2.5

Reliant Rehabilitation

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $25 - $45

$25

$45

$25 - $45 Range

National Staffing Solutions
4.3

National Staffing Solutions

Physical Therapist Assistant - Monthly

$4,446

 /mo
Range: $3K - $6K

$3K

$6K

$3,112 - $6,348 Range

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Encore Rehabilitation Services
2.4

Encore Rehabilitation Services

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $21 - $43

$21

$43

$21 - $43 Range

Kindred Healthcare
3.2

Kindred Healthcare

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $22 - $44

$22

$44

$22 - $44 Range

Encompass Health
3.6

Encompass Health

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $21 - $38

$21

$38

$21 - $38 Range

HealthPRO Heritage
3.2

HealthPRO Heritage

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $23 - $41

$23

$41

$23 - $41 Range

Infinity Rehab
3.6

Infinity Rehab

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $25 - $35

$25

$35

$25 - $35 Range

Drayer Physical Therapy
3.6

Drayer Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $19 - $27

$19

$27

$19 - $27 Range

Amedisys
3.4

Amedisys

Physical Therapist Assistant

$78,672

 /yr
Range: $55K - $102K

$55K

$102K

$54,573 - $102,046 Range

Life Care Centers of America
3

Life Care Centers of America

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $25 - $41

$25

$41

$25 - $41 Range

CORA Physical Therapy
3.9

CORA Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $24 - $32

$24

$32

$24 - $32 Range

Genesis Rehab Services
2.9

Genesis Rehab Services

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $25 - $33

$25

$33

$25 - $33 Range

ProMedica Senior Care
3

ProMedica Senior Care

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $23 - $40

$23

$40

$23 - $40 Range

Brookdale Senior Living
3.1

Brookdale Senior Living

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $28 - $40

$28

$40

$28 - $40 Range

Results Physiotherapy
3.5

Results Physiotherapy

Physical Therapist Assistant - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $23 - $27

$23

$27

$23 - $27 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Physical Therapist Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Physical Therapist Assistant is $60,967 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Physical Therapist Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 374 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Physical Therapist Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Physical Therapist Assistant in United States is $88,622 per year.

The lowest salary for a Physical Therapist Assistant in United States is $41,942 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$31
hourly
A Physical Therapist Assistant in the Cape Coral, FL Area area reported making $31 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cape Coral, FL Area area
Per Diem
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$25
hourly
A Physical Therapist Assistant in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
A Physical Therapist Assistant in the Savannah, GA Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Savannah, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$25
hourly
A Physical Therapist Assistant in the State College, PA Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
State College, PA Area area
Per Diem
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$27
hourly
A Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) in the Sarasota, FL Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
Sarasota, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$29
hourly
A Physical Therapist Assistant in the Springfield, MO Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Springfield, MO Area area
Per Diem
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$24
hourly
A Physical Therapist Assistant in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$24
hourly
A Physical Therapist Assistant in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$26
hourly
A Physical Therapist Assistant in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$26
hourly
A Physical Therapist Assistant in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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