Physical therapist assistant earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Physical therapist assistant salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Texas $69,920
New Jersey $69,190
Maryland $54,150
Connecticut $67,920
California $67,500
Massachusetts $65,450
Rhode Island $63,650
Oregon $61,130
Florida $61,470
Nevada $62,570
North Carolina $60,100
Virginia $60,880
Oklahoma $60,200
Idaho $49,410
New Hampshire $59,150
Alaska $59,960
Hawaii $58,140
Ohio $58,200
Washington $57,430
Pennsylvania $54,100
Alabama $57,920
Kentucky $54,570
Arkansas $56,720
Delaware $53,280
South Carolina $57,230
Tennessee $58,060
Wyoming $55,150
Indiana $55,360
Colorado $56,280
Vermont $55,340
Kansas $51,861
Michigan $52,140
Georgia $56,990
Minnesota $54,390
Missouri $53,510
Utah $55,250
New York $54,100
Maine $53,970
Wisconsin $53,540
Iowa $50,420
Illinois $48,812
North Dakota $47,750
West Virginia $49,030
Louisiana $48,910
Mississippi $50,510
Arizona $43,830
Nebraska $48,460
New Mexico $47,870
Montana $46,480
South Dakota $41,730
District of Columbia $36,510
Puerto Rico $20,150

How do physical therapist assistant salaries compare to similar careers?

Physical therapist assistants earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than orthotists and prosthetists but more than health educators.

Career Median Salary
Orthotist and prosthetist salary $69K
Diagnostic medical sonographer salary $73K
Registered nurse salary $70K
Magnetic resonance imaging technologist salary $72K
Occupational therapist assistant salary $60K
Physical therapist assistant salary $58K
Respiratory therapist salary $60K
Radiologic technologist salary $59K
Healthcare social worker salary $56K
Health educator salary $54K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)