Salary for Physical Therapist Aides

Also known as:  Clinical Rehabilitation Aide, Physical Therapy Aide, Physiotherapy Aide

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These closely supervised individuals are expected to perform duties such as cleaning and making sure that therapy supplies are well-stocked, transporting patients to and from therapy areas, supervising and motivating patients in the therapy process, and administering active or passive therapeutic activities, therapeutic massage and other treatments. A high school diploma or the equivalent is the minimum education requirement for this position.

A Physical Therapist Aid usually gets wages ranging between 16000 - 24000 based on tenure level. Physical Therapist Aides usually receive a pay level of Twenty Five Thousand Two Hundred dollars yearly.

Physical Therapist Aides can obtain the highest pay in Alaska, where they can receive average pay of approximating $33210. People in this career can expect the highest salaries in Health Care and Social Assistance, where they get average job salaries of $32190.

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HOURLY RATE
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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 8.42 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Physical Therapist Aides tend to make the most in the following industries
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $32,190
Health Care and Social Assistance $25,090
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $24,170
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $24,170
Health Care and Social Assistance $25,090
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $32,190
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