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2021 Illinois 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.

Illinois Physical Therapist Assistants Salary 2021

Salary

$61.1K

Growth

11%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Physical Therapist Assistants Make in Illinois 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $39,710 $51,650 $61,110 $72,180 $83,090
Hourly Wage $19.09 $24.83 $29.38 $34.70 $39.95

How Much Do Physical Therapist Assistants Make in Illinois 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$39,710
$51,650
$61,110
$72,180
$83,090
Hourly Wage
$19.09
$24.83
$29.38
$34.70
$39.95

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 Illinois

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Illinois 4,630 5,160 11% 660
United States 93,800 126,900 35% 16,400

Physical Therapist Assistants Job Outlook in Illinois

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Illinois
4,630
5,160
11%
660
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 Illinois

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Black Hawk College Physical Therapy Assistant. Moline, IL 2 years: 21
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Physical Therapy Assistant. Chicago, IL 2 years: 6
College of DuPage Physical Therapy Assistant. Glen Ellyn, IL 2 years: 0
Elgin Community College Physical Therapy Assistant. Elgin, IL 2 years: 6
Fox College Physical Therapy Assistant. Bedford Park, IL 2 years: 67
Heartland Community College Physical Therapy Assistant. Normal, IL 2 years: 12
Illinois Central College Physical Therapy Assistant. East Peoria, IL 2 years: 2
Kankakee Community College Physical Therapy Assistant. Kankakee, IL 2 years: 14
Kaskaskia College Physical Therapy Assistant. Centralia, IL 2 years: 9
Lake Land College Physical Therapy Assistant. Mattoon, IL 2 years: 16

Physical Therapist Assistants Schools in Illinois

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Moline, IL
2 years: 21
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Chicago, IL
2 years: 6
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Glen Ellyn, IL
2 years: 0
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Elgin, IL
2 years: 6
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Bedford Park, IL
2 years: 67
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Normal, IL
2 years: 12
Physical Therapy Assistant.
East Peoria, IL
2 years: 2
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Kankakee, IL
2 years: 14
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Centralia, IL
2 years: 9
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Mattoon, IL
2 years: 16

Physical Therapist Assistants Jobs in Illinois.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Acute Care Senior Physical Therapist . Full Time Trinity Health Maywood, Illinois 10/26/2021 No
Assistant Principal (Type 75 Certification Required) Marklund Bloomingdale, Illinois 10/26/2021 No
BCBA Assistant Manager – ABA Development BY YOUR SIDE - Autism Therapy Services Tinley Park, Illinois 10/26/2021 No
MEDICAL PHYSICIST II Trinity Health Maywood, Illinois 10/26/2021 No
Occupational Therapist (OT) Renewal Rehab Prophetstown, Illinois 10/25/2021 No
Occupational Therapist (OT) Renewal Rehab Mount Carroll, Illinois 10/25/2021 No
Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) (Casual/Per Diem) Genesis Healthcare Palos Park, Illinois 10/26/2021 Yes
Physical Therapist - Little Italy Athletico Chicago, Illinois 10/26/2021 No
Physical Therapist - PFC PT/OT Outpatient, Full-time, Days Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Orland Park, Illinois 10/26/2021 No
Physical Therapist - PH PT/OT Inpatient, Casual, Days Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Palos Heights, Illinois 10/26/2021 No

Physical Therapist Assistants Jobs in Illinois.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Trinity Health
Maywood, Illinois
10/26/2021
No
Marklund
Bloomingdale, Illinois
10/26/2021
No
BY YOUR SIDE - Autism Therapy Services
Tinley Park, Illinois
10/26/2021
No
Trinity Health
Maywood, Illinois
10/26/2021
No
Renewal Rehab
Prophetstown, Illinois
10/25/2021
No
Renewal Rehab
Mount Carroll, Illinois
10/25/2021
No
Genesis Healthcare
Palos Park, Illinois
10/26/2021
Yes
Athletico
Chicago, Illinois
10/26/2021
No
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
Orland Park, Illinois
10/26/2021
No
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
Palos Heights, Illinois
10/26/2021
No

Physical Therapist Assistants Salary Guide 2021

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