Physical Therapist Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$55,000
$43,000
Min 10%
$55,000
Median 50%
$71,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
PruittHealth
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
4.4 years
How much does a physical therapist assistant make?
As a Physical Therapist Assistant in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $55,791 per year or $26.82 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $71,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $43,000. Health Care companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Physical Therapist Assistant salaries are Nevada, California, New Jersey, Alaska, and Illinois. The typical employment for a Physical Therapist Assistant is 4.4 years.

Average Physical Therapist Assistant Salary By Location

Physical Therapist Assistants in the United States of America make on average $55,791 a year or $26.82 per hour. Physical Therapist Assistants make the most in San Jose, CA at about $73,129 per year. The San Jose, CA average entry-level salary for Physical Therapist Assistants is $42,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Physical Therapist Assistant salaries are Nevada, California, New Jersey, Alaska, and Illinois. Alabama, North Carolina, Wyoming, Tennessee, and Georgia are the lowest earners.

Map of Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Physical Therapist Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Physical Therapist Assistant Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Physical Therapist Assistant makes. Health Care companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Physical Therapist Assistants. PruittHealth and National Healthcare are the highest paying companies. Companies like Health Management Systems and Covenant Care also pay high salaries to their Physical Therapist Assistants.

Physical Therapist Assistant Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Careerstaff Unlimited
Physical Therapist Assistant-PTA-Skilled Nursing Facility
04/17/2020
$68,871
Careerstaff Unlimited
Physical Therapist Assistant-PTA-Skilled-Nursing Facility
04/17/2020
$68,871
Instructor, Physical Therapist Assistant
04/16/2020
$51,685
Careerstaff Unlimited
Physical Therapist Assistant-PTA-Rehabilitation Facility
03/20/2020
$75,132
Careerstaff Unlimited
Physical Therapist Assistant-PTA-Skilled Nursing Facility
03/03/2020
$50,088
Physical Therapist Assistant
01/31/2020
$70,000
Club Staffing
Physical Therapist Assistant
12/31/2019
$58,436
Club Staffing
Physical Therapist Assistant
12/31/2019
$58,436
Club Staffing
Physical Therapist Assistant
12/31/2019
$58,436
Club Staffing
Physical Therapist Assistant
12/31/2019
$58,436
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