Physical Therapy Assistant Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Physical Therapy Assistant in United States

The average salary of a(n) Physical Therapy Assistant in United States is $52,938.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Physical Therapy Assistant in United States is $25.45.

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Performs physical therapy treatments on patients, working under direction of, and as assistant to, Physical Therapist. Assists patients with active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, and gives therapeutic massage, and heat, light, sound, water, and electrical modality treatments, such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, ultraviolet, infrared, and hot and cold packs. Applies traction to relieve neck and back pain, using intermittent and static traction equipment. Instructs, motivates, and assists patients to learn and improve functional activities, such as perambulation, transfer, ambulation, and daily-living activities. Observes patients during treatments, and compiles and evaluates data on patients' responses to treatments and progress and reports verbally or in writing to Physical Therapist. Fits patients for, adjusts, and trains patients in use and care of orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, walkers, and wheelchairs. Confers with members of physical therapy staff and other health team members, individually and in conference, to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment programs. Gives orientation to new Physical Therapist Assistants and directs and gives instructions to Physical Therapy Aides. Performs clerical duties, such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering telephone, taking messages, and filling out forms. May measure patient's range-of-joint motion, length and girth of body parts, and vital signs to determine effects of specific treatments or to assist Physical Therapist to compile data for patient evaluations. May monitor treatments administered by Physical Therapy Aides. Less

Performs physical therapy treatments on patients, working under direction of, and as assistant to, Physical Therapist. Assists patients with active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, and gives therapeutic massage, and heat, light, sound, water, and electrical modality treatments, such as... More

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