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2021 Michigan 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.

Michigan Physical Therapist Assistants Salary 2021

Salary

$53.5K

Growth

7%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Physical Therapist Assistants Make in Michigan 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $37,770 $45,410 $53,480 $61,960 $67,650
Hourly Wage $18.16 $21.83 $25.71 $29.79 $32.52

How Much Do Physical Therapist Assistants Make in Michigan 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$37,770
$45,410
$53,480
$61,960
$67,650
Hourly Wage
$18.16
$21.83
$25.71
$29.79
$32.52

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 Michigan

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Michigan 3,830 4,100 7% 520
United States 93,800 126,900 35% 16,400

Physical Therapist Assistants Job Outlook in Michigan

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Michigan
3,830
4,100
7%
520
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 Michigan

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Baker College Physical Therapy Assistant. Owosso, MI 2 years: 61
Delta College Physical Therapy Assistant. University Center, MI 2 years: 17
Finlandia University Physical Therapy Assistant. Hancock, MI 2 years: 18
Henry Ford College Physical Therapy Assistant. Dearborn, MI 2 years: 1
Kellogg Community College Physical Therapy Assistant. Battle Creek, MI 2 years: 1
Macomb Community College Physical Therapy Assistant. Warren, MI 2 years: 2
Mott Community College Physical Therapy Assistant. Flint, MI 2 years: 1
Siena Heights University Physical Therapy Assistant. Adrian, MI 4 years: 2
Washtenaw Community College Physical Therapy Assistant. Ann Arbor, MI 2 years: 17

Physical Therapist Assistants Schools in Michigan

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Owosso, MI
2 years: 61
Physical Therapy Assistant.
University Center, MI
2 years: 17
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Hancock, MI
2 years: 18
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Dearborn, MI
2 years: 1
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Battle Creek, MI
2 years: 1
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Warren, MI
2 years: 2
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Flint, MI
2 years: 1
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Adrian, MI
4 years: 2
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Ann Arbor, MI
2 years: 17

Physical Therapist Assistants Jobs in Michigan.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Assistant Administrator Prestige Healthcare Fort Gratiot Twp, Michigan 10/26/2021 No
Behavior Technician (ABA)! Learn It Systems Kalamazoo, Michigan 10/26/2021 No
Behavior Technician (ABA)! Learn It Systems Livonia, Michigan 10/26/2021 No
Front Office Coordinator/Physical Therapy Aide Alliance Physical Therapy Partners Ada, Michigan 10/26/2021 No
Lead-Respiratory Svcs Ascension Health Novi, Michigan 10/26/2021 Yes
Occupational Therapist (OT) Renewal Rehab MUSKEGON, Michigan 10/25/2021 No
Occupational Therapist (OT) (Part Time) Genesis Healthcare Lansing, Michigan 10/26/2021 Yes
Occupational Therapist (OT) (Part Time) Genesis Healthcare Lansing, Michigan 10/26/2021 Yes
Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Care Ascension Health Rochester, Michigan 10/26/2021 Yes
Technician-Rehabilitation Svcs Ascension Health Warren, Michigan 10/26/2021 Yes

Physical Therapist Assistants Jobs in Michigan.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Prestige Healthcare
Fort Gratiot Twp, Michigan
10/26/2021
No
Learn It Systems
Kalamazoo, Michigan
10/26/2021
No
Learn It Systems
Livonia, Michigan
10/26/2021
No
Alliance Physical Therapy Partners
Ada, Michigan
10/26/2021
No
Ascension Health
Novi, Michigan
10/26/2021
Yes
Renewal Rehab
MUSKEGON, Michigan
10/25/2021
No
Genesis Healthcare
Lansing, Michigan
10/26/2021
Yes
Genesis Healthcare
Lansing, Michigan
10/26/2021
Yes
Ascension Health
Rochester, Michigan
10/26/2021
Yes
Ascension Health
Warren, Michigan
10/26/2021
Yes

Physical Therapist Assistants Salary Guide 2021

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