How much does a Physical Therapy Assistant make?

Updated Dec 3, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$48,047 /yr
Average Base Pay

405 salaries

$29K

Low

$48K

Average

$81K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Physical Therapy Assistant is $48,047 per year in the United States. The average additional cash compensation for a Physical Therapy Assistant in the United States is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 405 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Physical Therapy Assistant employees in the United States.

Seniority Levels

L2
Assistant Physical Therapy Aide$42,379 /yr
L3
Senior Physical Therapy Aide$64,589 /yr
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Genesis Healthcare
2.9

Genesis Healthcare

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $30 - $35
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$30

$35

$30 - $35 Range

ATI Physical Therapy
3.1

ATI Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $24 - $27

$24

$27

$24 - $27 Range

Encompass Health
3.6

Encompass Health

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $31 - $37

$31

$37

$31 - $37 Range

HealthPRO Heritage
3.3

HealthPRO Heritage

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $31 - $39

$31

$39

$31 - $39 Range

Select Rehabilitation
2.7

Select Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $26 - $30

$26

$30

$26 - $30 Range

RehabCare
2.9

RehabCare

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $26 - $31

$26

$31

$26 - $31 Range

Tender Touch Rehab Services
3.5

Tender Touch Rehab Services

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$29 -$32

 hourly

$29

$32

$29 - $32 Range

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Sava Senior Care
2.8

Sava Senior Care

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$24 -$46

 hourly

$24

$46

$24 - $46 Range

Laurel Health Care Company
2.9

Laurel Health Care Company

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$27 -$38

 hourly

$27

$38

$27 - $38 Range

FYZICAL
3.9

FYZICAL

Physical Therapy Assistant - Monthly
About 

$4K -$5K

$4K

$5K

$3,628 - $5,177 Range

AccentCare
3.3

AccentCare

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$27 -$29

 hourly

$27

$29

$27 - $29 Range

Kindred at Home
3.4

Kindred at Home

Physical Therapy Assistant
About 

$48K -$72K

$48K

$72K

$48,342 - $71,833 Range

Inova
3.7

Inova

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$30 -$38

 hourly

$30

$38

$30 - $38 Range

Medical City North Hills
2.9

Medical City North Hills

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$24 -$30

 hourly

$24

$30

$24 - $30 Range

Amedisys
3.4

Amedisys

Physical Therapy Assistant
About 

$40K -$76K

$40K

$76K

$40,246 - $76,017 Range

Select Rehabilitation
2.7

Select Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$25 -$28

 hourly

$25

$28

$25 - $28 Range

Family Health Centers of San Diego
3.7

Family Health Centers of San Diego

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$26 -$28

 hourly

$26

$28

$26 - $28 Range

The Weston Group
3.4

The Weston Group

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$34 -$37

 hourly

$34

$37

$34 - $37 Range

Professional Physical Therapy (NY)
4.7

Professional Physical Therapy (NY)

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$15 -$17

 hourly

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

Brookdale Senior Living
3.1

Brookdale Senior Living

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hourly
About 

$33 -$35

 hourly

$33

$35

$33 - $35 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Physical Therapy Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Physical Therapy Assistant is $48,047 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Physical Therapy Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 405 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Physical Therapy Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Physical Therapy Assistant in United States is $80,563 per year.

The lowest salary for a Physical Therapy Assistant in United States is $28,655 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.

$29
hourly
A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the Bloomsburg, PA Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Bloomsburg, PA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$54,000
per year
A Physical Therapy Assistant in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $54,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$26
hourly
A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the Des Moines, IA Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Des Moines, IA Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Physical Therapy Assistant in the Charleston, WV Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Charleston, WV Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$25
hourly
An Occupational Therapy Assistant in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
School / School District
$27
hourly
A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the Tallahassee, FL Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
Tallahassee, FL Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
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