Physical Therapist Assistant

At a Glance

Median Annual Salary
$69,810.95
Local Jobs
146
Regional Salary
$75,799.07
Physical Therapist Assistants

Occupation Profile

Document patient information, such as notes on their progress. Instruct, motivate, safeguard, and assist patients as they practice exercises or functional activities. Observe patients during treatments to compile and evaluate data on their responses and progress and provide results to physical therapist in person or through progress notes. Instruct patients in proper body mechanics and in ways to improve functional mobility, such as aquatic exercise. Secure patients into or onto therapy equipment.

By the numbers:

Median Annual Earnings

$69,810.95

Median Annual Earnings are the midpoint earned by 50 percent of workers who are the lowest paid and 50 percent of workers who are the highest paid in a particular occupation

Local Jobs

146

Jobs are any position in which a worker provides labor in exchange for monetary compensation (note: one individual may hold multiple jobs)

Regional Salary

$75,799.07

Average Annual Earnings are determined by dividing the total earnings for the occupation by the number of jobs in the occupation.

Education Programs

Coastal Bend College
Certified Physical Therapy Aide

Braden Becknell

Coastal Bend College
361-354-2768
bbecknell@coastalbend.edu
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
Certificate Certificate 190 Yes No
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