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

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 magnetic resonance imaging technologists but more than respiratory therapists.

Career Median Salary
Magnetic resonance imaging technologist salary $73K
Orthotist and prosthetist salary $68K
Registered nurse salary $66K
Healthcare social worker salary $57K
Cardiovascular technologist and technician salary $58K
Physical therapist assistant salary $53K
Health educator salary $53K
Radiologic technologist salary $54K
Hearing aid specialist salary $53K
Respiratory therapist salary $53K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)