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Physical Therapy Assistant Salary
in New York, United States

$60,334 (USD)

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Last updated: March 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Physical Therapy Assistant is $60,334 a year and $29 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Physical Therapy Assistant is between $44,070 and $73,901. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Physical Therapy Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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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.
Physical Therapy Assistant Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Physical Therapist Assistants

Job family population: 90,170

Estimated population of Physical Therapy Assistant jobs: 83,966

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Physical Therapy Assistant Job Listings for New York, United States

Mar 13
New York, NY, USA
MUST BE LICENSED AS PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR LIMITED PERMIT Experience Required 2+ to 5 Years Salary Career Level Required Job Type :Employee/independent contractor Job Status ...
Physical Therapist Assistant (7187)
Mar 18
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Tender Touch Rehab Services
Our Skilled Nursing Facility is seeking a full-time Physical Therapist Assistant "PTA" to join our ... Tender Touch Rehab has been providing quality therapy services since 1993. We service facilities ...
Physical Therapy Assistant
Feb 22
Flushing, NY, USA
Mitchell Martin
Prestigious and Innovative Medical Group located in Queens has an immediate need for a Physical Therapist Assistant with outpatient, orthopedic experience. Responsibilities: Highly skilled in manual ...
Physical Therapy Assistant
Mar 8
Succasunna, NJ, USA
ANSA Consultants Inc
We are seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant to join our team! Looking for licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) in a Nursing Home near Succasunna, NJ. We are proud to have a therapy team who is ...
Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant
Mar 12
Howell, NJ, USA
International PT
Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant, Township of Howell, NJ - Job Details | Indeed.com Dynamic Physical Therapy practice serving the Howell Community for 25 plus years in seeking a part-time Licensed ...
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