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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

$36.08
11%
above national average
Average $36.08
Low $23.35
High $55.75
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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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

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Physical Therapist Assistants in Atlanta, GA

  1. Outpatient Physical Therapy
    4.4
    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
Amedisys
CADUCEUS USA
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
+92.92%salary
Top specialties
Home Health
+38.45%salary

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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

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a physical therapist assistant?

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