Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)

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October 30, 2016

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Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) Job Description

Physical Therapist Assistants Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in the development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, document the progress of treatment, and modify specific treatments in accordance with patient status and within the scope of treatment plans established by a physical therapist. Generally requires formal training.

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) Salary Statistics as of 2015

Average annual salary for a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) is $49748 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $69023. The lowest salary reported was $35985. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Median hourly wage for a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) is $24.74 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $34.32. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $17.89. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Bonuses for a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with under 1 year of experience.

These are the highest paying states for a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA). These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – $37,800 – $72,617
Florida – $30,639 – $70,463
Maryland – $32,500 – $71,250
North Carolina – $37,191 – $59,862
Pennsylvania – $30,900 – $59,865
Texas – $34,658 – $76,901
Virginia – $31,340 – $59,598

These are the highest paying cities for a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA). These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
San Antonio, Texas –
Fort Worth, Texas –
Tulsa, Oklahoma –
Houston, Texas –
Baton Rouge, Louisiana –
Baltimore, Maryland –
Chicago, Illinois –

This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA) from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $49748 while in 2007 it was just $46135.42

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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28%

72%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 28% of Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)s were males while 72% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

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$17,703 – $31,067
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$7,563 – $34,385
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$20,790 – $105,276

Future Jobs

Physical Therapist Assistant
$31,940 – $62,315
Physical Therapy Assistant
$28,225 – $61,449
Physical Therapist (PT)
$49,857 – $85,780


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One Comment

  1. Sebastian Hovda says:

    Physical therapists help people who have injuries or illnesses improve their movement and manage their pain. They are often an important part of rehabilitation and treatment of patients with chronic conditions or injuries.

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