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 Montana. On average, they make less than respiratory therapists but more than ophthalmic medical technologists.

Career Median Salary
Respiratory therapist salary $57K
Orthotist and prosthetist salary $54K
Radiologic technologist salary $55K
Healthcare social worker salary $49K
Surgical technologist salary $48K
Physical therapist assistant salary $46K
Health educator salary $42K
Licensed practical nurse salary $44K
Surgical assistant salary $38K
Ophthalmic medical technologist salary $38K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)