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
California $76,940
New Jersey $73,750
Texas $71,950
Delaware $71,730
Rhode Island $68,320
Connecticut $66,800
Massachusetts $64,980
Florida $62,270
Illinois $61,740
Tennessee $61,690
Hawaii $61,560
New Hampshire $61,560
Ohio $61,560
Oregon $61,460
New York $61,290
Colorado $61,280
Vermont $61,230
Maryland $61,160
Utah $61,150
Washington $61,120
Alabama $61,040
Georgia $61,040
Arkansas $60,960
South Carolina $60,960
Virginia $60,730
North Carolina $60,720
Indiana $60,620
Alaska $60,360
Minnesota $60,360
Montana $60,110
Louisiana $59,930
Oklahoma $59,930
Kansas $59,820
New Mexico $59,590
Wisconsin $59,200
Arizona $58,910
Missouri $58,050
Mississippi $57,850
Pennsylvania $57,300
Kentucky $55,580
Maine $51,330
Nebraska $50,290
Michigan $49,410
Wyoming $49,380
Nevada $49,250
Iowa $49,240
West Virginia $49,180
North Dakota $48,820
District of Columbia $48,480
South Dakota $47,980
Idaho $47,780
Puerto Rico $23,080

How do physical therapist assistant salaries compare to similar careers?

Physical therapist assistants earn 8% less than similar careers in Hawaii. On average, they make less than audiologists but more than surgical assistants.

Career Median Salary
Audiologist salary $78K
Respiratory therapist salary $78K
Cardiovascular technologist and technician salary $79K
Healthcare social worker salary $77K
Occupational therapist assistant salary $63K
Physical therapist assistant salary $62K
Health educator salary $60K
Neurodiagnostic technologist salary $59K
Ophthalmic medical technologist salary $59K
Surgical assistant salary $59K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)