Physical Therapy Assistant

Code: 31-2021.00

Also known as: Certified Physical Therapist Assistant (CPTA), Home Care Physical Therapy Assistant, Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant, Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA), Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant, Outpatient Physical Therapist Assistant, Per Diem Physical Therapist Assistant (Per Diem PTA), Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)

Description: Physical Therapy Assistants work under the supervision of physical therapists to help patients recovering physical injuries and other illnesses that affect movement. They typically receive an Associate's degree from an accredited physical therapist program.

Physical Therapy Assistant

Typical wages

10% $33,840
25% $48,260
Median $59,770
75% $70,800
90% $82,470
10% $16.27
25% $23.2
Median $28.74
75% $34.04
90% $39.65

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 15,100