How much does a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant make in the United States? The average Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant salary in the United States is $62,465 as of July 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $56,851 and $68,427. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant assists one or more Physical Therapists in evaluating and providing treatment to help patients recover from injury, disease, surgery, or other ailments. Prepares patients and equipment for therapy and implements treatment plans as instructed, including exercises, stretching maneuvers, hands-on therapy, and equipment. Being a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant records patient's reaction to treatment and provides status reports at the end of each treatment. May require graduation from an accredited physical therapist assistant program. Additionally, Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant requires an associate degree. Requires a state physical therapist assistant license. Typically reports to a physical therapist. Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant: Administer Therapeutic Treatments, Electronic health records (EHR) Software, Medical Specialty: Physical Therapy, Record Keeping ...More

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