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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

$16.66
Average $16.66
Low $8.20
High $33.84
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a physical therapy aide is $16.66 per hour in the United States. 10.7k salaries reported, updated at September 13, 2022

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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. Results Physical Therapy
    3.8star
    10 reviews5 salaries reported
    $42.87per hour
  2. $37.91per hour
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Highest paying cities for Physical Therapy Aides near United States

  1. Houston, TX
    $29.07 per hour
    39 salaries reported
  2. Bronx, NY
    $22.76 per hour
    39 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $19.51 per hour
    9 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $19.50 per hour
    59 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $18.61 per hour
    59 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $17.62 per hour
    104 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $17.41 per hour
    95 salaries reported
  2. Tucson, AZ
    $16.73 per hour
    17 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $15.07 per hour
    83 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
+57.38%salary
Top specialties
Radiology
+27.70%salary

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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?

Physical Therapist

52,428 job openings

Average $51.04 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Physical Therapy Aide

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