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How much do physical therapist assistants make? 

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that physical therapist assistants make a mean annual income of $59,440 as of May 2020, which is approximately $28.58 per hour. The lowest 10 percent of physical therapist assistants earned less than $33,840, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $82,470.

How much do orthotists and prosthetists  earn in each state?

The table below compares physical therapist assistant salaries across states and U.S. territories (Source: BLS Occupational Employment and Wages May 2020). You can also find data for the number of physical therapist assistants¬† in each state as well as the number of physical therapist assistants per 1,000 jobs‚ÄĒa figure that can help you determine the job's popularity in a given location. Not all locations have employment statistics.¬†

Physical Therapist Assistant Salary
Location
Annual Salary
in location
Employment
In location
Employment per 1,000 jobs
Delaware
-
250
0.585
California
$72,890
5860
0.357
Connecticut
$70,150
590
0.382
New Jersey
$70,140
1290
0.341
Texas
$67,250
6500
0.537
Rhode Island
$66,110
330
0.736
Massachusetts
$63,480
2170
0.648
Florida
$62,640
7100
0.842
New Hampshire
$62,110
330
0.535
Oregon
$62,000
810
0.446
Washington
$61,970
1630
0.509
Nevada
$61,400
500
0.399
Illinois
$61,110
3820
0.679
North Carolina
$61,090
2640
0.615
South Carolina
$60,760
1450
0.719
Ohio
$60,720
6400
1.245
Vermont
$60,700
110
0.376
Arkansas
$60,610
1420
1.205
Hawaii
$60,170
160
0.287
Virginia
$60,170
2960
0.798
Georgia
$60,010
2590
0.600
Alabama
$59,660
1620
0.851
Alaska
$59,180
120
0.415
Kansas
$59,110
1180
0.883
Tennessee
$59,010
3060
1.052
Colorado
$58,350
1360
0.529
Minnesota
$58,350
1470
0.544
Oklahoma
$57,980
1380
0.884
Pennsylvania
$57,450
4600
0.834
Indiana
$57,390
2090
0.717
Maryland
$56,780
1760
0.698
Louisiana
$56,720
1470
0.815
Wyoming
$56,300
180
0.695
New York
$56,200
5200
0.598
Kentucky
$56,050
1520
0.852
Utah
$55,210
720
0.482
Maine
$54,840
310
0.546
Idaho
$54,810
700
0.968
Wisconsin
$54,250
1620
0.599
West Virginia
$53,760
840
1.295
Nebraska
$53,600
520
0.553
Michigan
$53,480
3100
0.789
Mississippi
$52,910
850
0.792
Montana
$52,830
320
0.710
Missouri
$52,560
2380
0.886
Iowa
$51,720
1100
0.747
New Mexico
$50,570
660
0.835
North Dakota
$49,350
150
0.369
South Dakota
$42,400
270
0.663
District of Columbia
$40,030
160
0.228
Arizona
$38,450
3140
1.108
Puerto Rico
$22,020
580
0.703