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 8% less than similar careers in Massachusetts. On average, they make less than audiologists but more than opticians.

Career Median Salary
Audiologist salary $79K
Orthotist and prosthetist salary $72K
Cardiovascular technologist and technician salary $77K
Radiologic technologist salary $74K
Respiratory therapist salary $73K
Physical therapist assistant salary $65K
Health educator salary $57K
Occupational therapist assistant salary $61K
Healthcare social worker salary $61K
Optician salary $57K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)