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Medical Physical Therapy Assistant Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$65,005 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Physical Therapy Assistant is $65,005 a year and $31 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Medical Physical Therapy Assistant is between $47,482 and $79,622. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Physical Therapist Assistants

Job family population: 90,170

Estimated population of Medical Physical Therapy Assistant jobs: 83,966

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Medical Physical Therapy Assistant Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Physical Therapist Assistant
May 4
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Back To Health Physical & Occupational Therapy
Full-time and Part-time Physical Therapist Assistant Back To Health Physical & Occupational Therapy ... providing outpatient therapy to individuals with a variety of medical conditions including ...
Mar 8
Voorhees, New Jersey, USA
Aureus Medical Group
Physical Therapy assistant needed for a contract/travel position! This PTA will be working a Inpatient/Skilled Nursing setting along side a wonderful therapy team! Don't miss out on this rare ...
Physical Therapist Assistant
May 23
New York, NY, USA
Previous experience in occupational therapy or other related fields * Ability to build rapport with ... Medical and Dental Insurance (employee participation) 24/7 Support Direct Deposit Please call or ...
NYS Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant
May 7
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Physio Logic
NYS license as PT Assistant * Assist physical therapists in therapeutic exercise, manual therapy ... therapy skills * Pilates experience a plus * Part time possibility Benefits: * 401k * Medical ...
Physical Therapist Assistant - PTA (7568)
May 9
Paramus, NJ, USA
Tender Touch Rehab Services
Our Skilled Nursing Facility is seeking a full-time Physical Therapist Assistant "PTA" to join our ... and Speech Therapy, as well as diverse clinical programs, medical records review, marketing ...
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