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 about the same as related careers in West Virginia. On average, they make less than nuclear medicine technologists but more than exercise physiologists.

Career Median Salary
Nuclear medicine technologist salary $61K
Nurse educator salary $61K
Occupational therapist assistant salary $60K
Hearing aid specialist salary $47K
Neuropsychologist salary $41K
Respiratory therapist salary $59K
Physical therapist assistant salary $49K
Radiologic technologist salary $49K
Healthcare social worker salary $50K
Exercise physiologist salary $48K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)