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Best states for a Physical Therapist Assistant

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Are you wondering which place in the United States is the best state for Physical Therapist Assistants?

Knowing how challenging it is to figure out where to start your career or where to move to advance your career, we decided to bring you a list of best states for Physical Therapist Assistant jobs.

Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of Physical Therapist Assistants in America is $68,000.

To that end, we dove into our dataset of job and salary numbers to figure out which states have the best opportunities for Physical Therapist Assistants. Oklahoma is the best state for Physical Therapist Assistants -- the median salary for Physical Therapist Assistants in Oklahoma is $52,317.

The bottom 10% level pay for Physical Therapist Assistants is $40,000.

The median pay hovers around $53,082.

The 10 Best States in America For Physical Therapist Assistants in 2019

  1. Oklahoma
  2. Connecticut
  3. Alabama
  4. Texas
  5. Nevada
  6. Tennessee
  7. Oregon
  8. Rhode Island
  9. Florida
  10. Massachusetts
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  • (368 jobs)
  • (1,009 jobs)
  • (108 jobs)
  • (358 jobs)
  • (280 jobs)
  • (52 jobs)
  • (847 jobs)
  • (514 jobs)

In order to bring you the best states for Physical Therapist Assistants, we figured that the states needed to not only have ample job openings for Physical Therapist Assistants, but also high pay, and good career prospects.

To determine the above criteria, we looked at the our most recent data, and then we ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Physical Therapist Assistants.

Check out the list of best states for Physical Therapist Assistants below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Physical Therapist Assistants in 2019

1. Oklahoma

Total Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
227 $52,317 $40,000 $68,000 1.61
Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs in Oklahoma

2. Connecticut

Total Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
233 $59,026 $45,000 $77,000 1.14
Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs in Connecticut

3. Alabama

Total Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
368 $50,538 $38,000 $66,000 1.92
Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs in Alabama

4. Texas

Total Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,009 $61,039 $46,000 $79,000 0.79
Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs in Texas

5. Nevada

Total Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
108 $54,651 $41,000 $71,000 0.94
Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs in Nevada

6. Tennessee

Total Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
358 $50,538 $38,000 $66,000 1.23
Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs in Tennessee

7. Oregon

Total Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
280 $53,409 $40,000 $69,000 1.35
Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs in Oregon

8. Rhode Island

Total Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
52 $55,294 $42,000 $72,000 0.91
Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs in Rhode Island

9. Florida

Total Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
847 $53,409 $40,000 $69,000 1.05
Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs in Florida

10. Massachusetts

Total Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
514 $56,781 $43,000 $74,000 0.95
Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs in Massachusetts

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Physical Therapist Assistant

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Physical Therapist Assistant

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