Salary for Physical Therapist Assistants

Also known as:  Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, LPTA, Physical Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapy Technician, Physiotherapy Assistant

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Physical therapist assistants are formally trained and often state-licensed. These individuals serve supportive roles to physical therapists, and assist in the design and execution of individualized physical therapy programs. They may instruct and motivate patients during therapeutic activities, safeguard against injuries during therapy, measure patient mobility and strength, and fit patients for orthopedic braces, supportive devices, or prostheses.

A Physical Therapist Assistant will most likely earn wages that can range from 40000 and 60000 depending on seniority levels. Physical Therapist Assistants earn an average pay level of Fifty Thousand One Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Physical Therapist Assistants can obtain the highest pay in Texas, where they can get pay levels, on average, of about $61710. People with this job title are compensated most highly in Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services, where they can earn a compensation of $58460.

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ANNUAL SALARY
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 32.60 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Physical Therapist Assistants tend to make the most in the following industries
Management of Companies and Enterprises $58,460
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $56,900
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $50,810
Health Care and Social Assistance $49,830
Educational Services $45,580
Public Administration $43,300
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $42,400
Public Administration $43,300
Educational Services $45,580
Health Care and Social Assistance $49,830
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $50,810
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $56,900
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