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2021 Florida Physical Therapist Assistants Salary Guide

Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with state laws, assist in the development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, document the progress of treatment, and modify specific treatments in accordance with patient status and within the scope of treatment plans established by a physical therapist. Generally requires formal training.

Florida Physical Therapist Assistants Salary 2021

Salary

$62.6K

Growth

29%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Physical Therapist Assistants Make in Florida 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $36,310 $52,870 $62,640 $74,650 $84,710
Hourly Wage $17.46 $25.42 $30.12 $35.89 $40.73

How Much Do Physical Therapist Assistants Make in Florida 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$36,310
$52,870
$62,640
$74,650
$84,710
Hourly Wage
$17.46
$25.42
$30.12
$35.89
$40.73

What Do Physical Therapist Assistants Do?

Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with state laws, assist in the development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, document the progress of treatment, and modify specific treatments in accordance with patient status and within the scope of treatment plans established by a physical therapist. Generally requires formal training.

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)

  • Engage patients in exercises or activities.
  • Document client health or progress.
  • Encourage patients during therapeutic activities.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Monitor patient progress or responses to treatments.
  • Prepare medical reports or documents.
  • Communicate patient status to other health practitioners.
  • Engage patients in exercises or activities.
  • Train patients, family members, or caregivers in techniques for managing disabilities or illnesses.
  • Hold patients to ensure proper positioning or safety.
  • Confer with other professionals to plan patient care.
  • Administer therapy treatments to patients using hands or physical treatment aids.
  • Adjust positions of patients on beds or tables.
  • Move patients to or from treatment areas.
  • Clean patient rooms or patient treatment rooms.
  • Teach medical procedures or medical equipment use to patients.
  • Assess physical conditions of patients to aid in diagnosis or treatment.
  • Teach medical procedures or medical equipment use to patients.
  • Monitor medical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Prepare medical instruments or equipment for use.
  • Prepare patient treatment areas for use.
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Assist patients with daily activities.
  • Attend educational events to update medical knowledge.
  • Teach medical procedures to healthcare personnel.
  • Fit patients for assistive devices.
  • Teach medical procedures or medical equipment use to patients.
  • Administer therapy treatments to patients using hands or physical treatment aids.
  • Inventory medical supplies or equipment.
  • Perform clerical work in medical settings.
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.

Physical Therapist Assistants Job Outlook in Florida

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Florida 6,580 8,490 29% 1,130
United States 93,800 126,900 35% 16,400

Physical Therapist Assistants Job Outlook in Florida

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Florida
6,580
8,490
29%
1,130
United States
93,800
126,900
35%
16,400

Physical Therapist Assistants Schooling & Experience

  • Associate's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Physical Therapist Assistants Schools in Florida

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Atlantic Technical College Physical Therapy Assistant. Coconut Creek, FL : 14
Broward College Physical Therapy Assistant. Fort Lauderdale, FL 2 years: 0
College of Central Florida Physical Therapy Assistant. Ocala, FL 2 years: 16
Concorde Career Institute-Jacksonville Physical Therapy Assistant. Jacksonville, FL 2 years: 4
Concorde Career Institute-Miramar Physical Therapy Assistant. Miramar, FL 2 years: 23
Daytona State College Physical Therapy Assistant. Daytona Beach, FL 2 years: 8
Eastern Florida State College Physical Therapy Assistant. Cocoa, FL 2 years: 14
Florida Gateway College Physical Therapy Assistant. Lake City, FL 2 years: 22
Florida National University-Main Campus Physical Therapy Assistant. Hialeah, FL 2 years: 3
Florida State College at Jacksonville Physical Therapy Assistant. Jacksonville, FL 2 years: 27

Physical Therapist Assistants Schools in Florida

27 Florida
School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Coconut Creek, FL
: 14
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
2 years: 0
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Ocala, FL
2 years: 16
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Jacksonville, FL
2 years: 4
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Miramar, FL
2 years: 23
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Daytona Beach, FL
2 years: 8
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Cocoa, FL
2 years: 14
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Lake City, FL
2 years: 22
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Hialeah, FL
2 years: 3
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Jacksonville, FL
2 years: 27

Physical Therapist Assistants Jobs in Florida.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Clinical Nurse Educator | Critical Care/ICU | Full-Time | Days Ascension Health Jacksonville, Florida 10/26/2021 Yes
CORRECTIONAL PROBATION SPECIALIST - 70007747 MyFlorida N/A, Florida 10/26/2021 No
Occupational Therapist HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Oviedo, Florida 10/25/2021 No
Occupational Therapist Assistant, Home Health Per Diem Kindred at Home Madison, Florida 10/26/2021 No
Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) (Full Time) Genesis Healthcare Bradenton, Florida 10/26/2021 Yes
Physical Therapist - PT - Long Term Acute Care CareerStaff Unlimited Tallahassee, Florida 10/26/2021 Yes
Physical Therapist (Home Health) LHC Group St. Augustine, Florida 10/26/2021 Yes
Physical Therapist (Home Health) LHC Group Orange City, Florida 10/26/2021 Yes
Physical Therapist (PT) (Full Time) Genesis Healthcare West Palm Beach, Florida 10/26/2021 Yes
Physical Therapist (PT) Job - Sarasota, FL Etairos Health Sarasota, Florida 10/26/2021 No

Physical Therapist Assistants Jobs in Florida.

20 Florida
Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Ascension Health
Jacksonville, Florida
10/26/2021
Yes
MyFlorida
N/A, Florida
10/26/2021
No
HCA, Hospital Corporation of America
Oviedo, Florida
10/25/2021
No
Kindred at Home
Madison, Florida
10/26/2021
No
Genesis Healthcare
Bradenton, Florida
10/26/2021
Yes
CareerStaff Unlimited
Tallahassee, Florida
10/26/2021
Yes
LHC Group
St. Augustine, Florida
10/26/2021
Yes
LHC Group
Orange City, Florida
10/26/2021
Yes
Genesis Healthcare
West Palm Beach, Florida
10/26/2021
Yes
Etairos Health
Sarasota, Florida
10/26/2021
No

Physical Therapist Assistants Salary Guide 2021

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