Physical Therapist Aide Salary

physical-therapist-aide-salary-chart.jpgPhysical therapist aides work under the guidance of physical therapists or physical therapist assistants. Their duties include preparing patient and treatment areas. They only perform tasks that are delegated to them.

Salary

The mean salary of physical therapist aides are $25,410 annually. The lowest 10% earns at most $17,540 while the highest 10% earns at least $35,420 a year. The median salary is $23,880 a year.

The best industries for employment are offices of “other” health practitioners (26,130 employed, $24,090 average); general medical and surgical hospitals (8,340 employed, $27,260); and offices of physicians (4,070 employed, $23,980).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of physical therapist aides is expected to increase by 40% between 2012 and 2022, which is much faster than average.

Physical Therapist Aide Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $16,230 $20,720 $29,440 $22,090
Alaska $21,060 $37,590 $46,100 $35,890
Arizona $20,170 $24,950 $33,770 $25,990
Arkansas $16,550 $21,270 $29,100 $22,290
California $20,200 $26,960 $38,300 $28,480
Colorado $21,710 $29,250 $41,690 $30,460
Connecticut $20,920 $27,650 $36,930 $28,240
Delaware $17,690 $24,480 $34,170 $24,990
Florida $19,170 $24,520 $34,930 $25,900
Georgia $16,720 $21,680 $29,420 $22,190
Hawaii $17,580 $32,020 $44,210 $31,160
Idaho $16,840 $22,810 $34,860 $24,010
Illinois $19,250 $24,770 $46,170 $28,850
Indiana $17,690 $24,260 $64,740 $31,150
Iowa $19,010 $25,540 $36,160 $26,480
Kansas $16,970 $23,290 $35,470 $24,870
Kentucky $16,770 $23,950 $50,770 $27,350
Louisiana $16,520 $21,360 $29,910 $22,390
Maine $20,170 $24,600 $36,920 $26,990
Maryland $16,570 $21,770 $32,830 $23,190
Massachusetts $22,010 $28,320 $37,940 $29,910
Michigan $17,380 $23,080 $37,480 $25,270
Minnesota $19,910 $28,120 $39,090 $28,700
Mississippi $16,220 $20,660 $30,380 $22,060
Missouri $16,250 $20,600 $34,330 $22,770
Montana $21,280 $27,620 $36,560 $28,190
Nebraska $16,760 $21,480 $29,740 $22,200
Nevada $18,840 $29,170 $37,410 $28,630
New Hampshire $20,930 $27,410 $37,850 $28,640
New Jersey $20,030 $25,830 $35,870 $26,700
New Mexico $20,230 $26,830 $32,790 $26,620
New York $18,900 $26,250 $37,950 $27,530
North Carolina $19,360 $24,440 $33,080 $25,160
North Dakota $19,860 $25,500 $35,280 $26,430
Ohio $18,610 $24,310 $35,100 $26,100
Oklahoma $17,240 $22,280 $36,310 $24,250
Oregon $20,560 $26,940 $33,460 $27,020
Pennsylvania $17,360 $25,450 $38,040 $26,860
Rhode Island $20,330 $25,860 $34,550 $26,340
South Carolina $16,490 $22,110 $36,420 $24,390
South Dakota $20,100 $23,690 $32,100 $24,860
Tennessee $16,900 $22,550 $29,830 $22,990
Texas $16,430 $21,810 $30,340 $23,180
Utah $16,360 $20,370 $27,360 $21,540
Vermont $20,350 $32,410 $39,210 $31,490
Virginia $17,990 $22,390 $29,320 $22,880
Washington $20,890 $26,720 $35,790 $27,480
West Virginia $16,580 $21,290 $29,530 $21,980
Wisconsin $18,060 $27,290 $47,090 $29,450
Wyoming $19,330 $26,440 $37,160 $27,410