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Medical Physical Therapy Assistant Salary

$57,356 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$N/A

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Medical Physical Therapy Assistant is $57,356 a year and $28 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Physical Therapy Assistant is between $41,895 and $70,253. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Performs physical therapy treatments on patients, working under direction of, and as assistant to, Physical Therapist.
  • Assists patients with active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, and gives therapeutic massage, and heat, light, sound, water, and electrical modality treatments, such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, ultraviolet, infrared, and hot and cold packs.
  • Applies traction to relieve neck and back pain, using intermittent and static traction equipment.
  • Instructs, motivates, and assists patients to learn and improve functional activities, such as perambulation, transfer, ambulation, and daily-living activities.
  • Observes patients during treatments, and compiles and evaluates data on patients' responses to treatments and progress and reports verbally or in writing to Physical Therapist.
Medical Physical Therapy Assistant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Physical Therapist Assistants

Job family population: 94,250

Estimated population of Medical Physical Therapy Assistant jobs: 87,766

Rate of error: 1.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$66,491
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Medical Physical Therapy Assistant Job Listings for United States

Therapist / Physical Therapist Assistant / Oregon / PTA / PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT Job
Dec 8
Tillamook, Oregon, USA
Aureus Medical Group
PTA Physical Therapy Assistant opportunity in Tillamook, Oregon.12/23 start for 13 weeks. This is an excellent opportunity for the PTA that specializes in Home Health. Tillamook is full of adventure ...
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sep 25
Twentynine Palms, CA, USA
Saratoga Medical
LocationUS-CA-Twentynine PalmsTypeContractSectorGovernment Overview Saratoga Medical has an immediate opening for three (3) Physical Therapy Assistants to work at Twentynine Palms Naval Hospital ...
Physical Therapist Assistant PTA
Dec 2
Oroville, CA, USA
RP Rehab & Physical Therapy
Orthopedic Outpatient Physical Therapy Practice searching for Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant ... Measure performance and report on patient's medical record * Participate in patient status ...
Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) Home Health
Dec 1
San Ramon, United States
AccentCare
Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) Home Health San Ramon CA AccentCare® is a national post-acute ... Educate patients/families in basic home safety and medical equipment safety as applicable to ...
Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA
Nov 15
Sacramento, CA, USA
Eden Health
Eden Home Health is seeking Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA to join our growing team in the ... Comprehensive Medical Plan * Dental Plan * Vision Plan * Wellness Program CAREER BENEFITS * Tuition ...

The average pay for a Medical Physical Therapy Assistant is $57,356 a year and $28 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Physical Therapy Assistant is between $41,895 and $70,253. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Therapist / Physical Therapist Assistant / Oregon / PTA / PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT Job
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PTA Physical Therapy Assistant opportunity in Tillamook, Oregon.12/23 start for 13 weeks. This is an excellent opportunity for the PTA that specializes in Home Health. Tillamook is full of adventure ...
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sep 25
Twentynine Palms, CA, USA
Saratoga Medical
LocationUS-CA-Twentynine PalmsTypeContractSectorGovernment Overview Saratoga Medical has an immediate opening for three (3) Physical Therapy Assistants to work at Twentynine Palms Naval Hospital ...
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