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Physical therapist assistant salary in Atlanta, GA

How much does a Physical Therapist Assistant make in Atlanta, GA?

Average base salary

above national average
Average $36.08
Low $23.35
High $55.75
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a physical therapist assistant is $36.08 per hour in Atlanta, GA. 25 salaries reported, updated at January 5, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Atlanta, GA

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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Physical Therapist Assistants in Atlanta, GA

  1. Outpatient Physical Therapy
    25 reviews8 salaries reported
    $49.36per hour
  2. $44.08per hour
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Highest paying cities for Physical Therapist Assistants near Atlanta, GA

  1. Rome, GA
    $36.19 per hour
    9 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $36.08 per hour
    25 salaries reported
  3. Tucker, GA
    $32.63 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. Kennesaw, GA
    $31.57 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Marietta, GA
    $30.79 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. Lawrenceville, GA
    $27.96 per hour
    27 salaries reported
  1. Savannah, GA
    $26.42 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  2. Augusta, GA
    $26.33 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Columbus, GA
    $24.96 per hour
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Physical Therapist Assistant earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Physical Therapist Assistants

Most recommended certification

CPR Certification

(earn +14.61% more)

The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 18.34% since 2018. Physical Therapist Assistants with this certification earn +14.61% more than the average base salary, which is $36.08 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
201218775increase by 18775
201339800increase by 111.98%
201454658increase by 37.33%
201556633increase by 3.61%
201632691decrease by 42.28%
201718472decrease by 43.50%
201815739decrease by 14.80%
201912853decrease by 18.34%

Top companies hiring Physical Therapist Assistants with the recommended certification

State of Georgia
Grady Health System
Georgia Interventional Medicine
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Top schools offering CPR Certification

American Academy of CPR And First Aid, Inc.

226 reviews
Top skills
Public Speaking
Top specialties
Home Health

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Most common benefits for Physical Therapist Assistants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Housing stipend
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 3,003 ratings

64% of Physical Therapist Assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Atlanta, GA?

Physical Therapy Aide

57 job openings

Average $17.08 per hour

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

40 job openings

Average $31.07 per hour

Physical Occupational Therapist

223 job openings

Average $54.94 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Physical Therapist Assistant

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