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Physical therapy aide salary in United States

How much does a Physical Therapy Aide make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $21.14
Low $11.08
High $40.31
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a physical therapy aide is $21.14 per hour in the United States. 20.4k salaries reported, updated at September 19, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Physical Therapy Aides in United States

  1. EmpowerMe Wellness
    40 reviews344 salaries reported
    $38.18per hour
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Highest paying cities for Physical Therapy Aides near United States

  1. Houston, TX
    $35.15 per hour
    108 salaries reported
  2. Monterey, CA
    $33.03 per hour
    76 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $25.10 per hour
    183 salaries reported
  1. Chesapeake, VA
    $24.32 per hour
    15 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $23.60 per hour
    85 salaries reported
  3. Prescott Valley, AZ
    $20.36 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. El Segundo, CA
    $19.15 per hour
    36 salaries reported
  2. Portland, OR
    $17.66 per hour
    93 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $16.57 per hour
    177 salaries reported
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Where can a Physical Therapy Aide earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Physical Therapy Aides

Top licenses
Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant
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Most common benefits for Physical Therapy Aides

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 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
  • Loan repayment program
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,506 ratings

38% of Physical Therapy Aides 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 United States?

PT Assistant

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Average $35,697 per year

Physical Therapist Assistant

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Average $34.14 per hour

Rehabilitation Technician

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Average $15.66 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Physical Therapy Aide

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