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2021 Virginia 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.

Virginia Physical Therapist Assistants Salary 2021

Salary

$60.2K

Growth

28%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Physical Therapist Assistants Make in Virginia 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $30,980 $45,630 $60,170 $72,860 $83,370
Hourly Wage $14.89 $21.94 $28.93 $35.03 $40.08

How Much Do Physical Therapist Assistants Make in Virginia 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$30,980
$45,630
$60,170
$72,860
$83,370
Hourly Wage
$14.89
$21.94
$28.93
$35.03
$40.08

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 Virginia

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Virginia 2,710 3,460 28% 460
United States 93,800 126,900 35% 16,400

Physical Therapist Assistants Job Outlook in Virginia

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Virginia
2,710
3,460
28%
460
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 Virginia

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
ECPI University Physical Therapy Assistant. Virginia Beach, VA 2 years: 47
Germanna Community College Physical Therapy Assistant. Locust Grove, VA 2 years: 11
Northern Virginia Community College Physical Therapy Assistant. Annandale, VA 2 years: 1
Patrick Henry Community College Physical Therapy Assistant. Martinsville, VA 2 years: 0
Radford University Physical Therapy Assistant. Radford, VA 2 years: 23
Riverside College of Health Careers Physical Therapy Assistant. Newport News, VA 2 years: 11
South University–Richmond Physical Therapy Assistant. Glen Allen, VA 2 years: 10
South University–Virginia Beach Physical Therapy Assistant. Virginia Beach, VA 2 years: 7
Tidewater Community College Physical Therapy Assistant. Norfolk, VA 2 years: 0
Virginia Western Community College Physical Therapy Assistant. Roanoke, VA 2 years: 0
: 0

Physical Therapist Assistants Schools in Virginia

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Virginia Beach, VA
2 years: 47
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Locust Grove, VA
2 years: 11
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Annandale, VA
2 years: 1
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Martinsville, VA
2 years: 0
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Radford, VA
2 years: 23
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Newport News, VA
2 years: 11
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Glen Allen, VA
2 years: 10
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Virginia Beach, VA
2 years: 7
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Norfolk, VA
2 years: 0
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Roanoke, VA
2 years: 0
: 0

Physical Therapist Assistants Jobs in Virginia.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Admin Asst - Rehab PRN LifePoint Health Wytheville, Virginia 10/26/2021 No
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Luke & Associates Portsmouth, Virginia 10/26/2021 No
Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - Skilled Nursing Facility CareerStaff Unlimited Fairmont, West Virginia 10/26/2021 Yes
Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN (Full Time) Genesis Healthcare Spencer, West Virginia 10/26/2021 Yes
Medical Dosimetrist University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 10/26/2021 Yes
Occupational Therapist (OT) (Part Time) Genesis Healthcare Charlottesville, Virginia 10/26/2021 Yes
Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) (Full Time) Genesis Healthcare Roanoke, Virginia 10/26/2021 Yes
Physical Therapist (Home Health) LHC Group Alexandria, Virginia 10/26/2021 Yes
Physical Therapist (PT) (Full Time) Genesis Healthcare Harrisonburg, Virginia 10/26/2021 Yes
Physical Therapist Assistant Home Health LHC Group Warrenton, Virginia 10/26/2021 Yes

Physical Therapist Assistants Jobs in Virginia.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
LifePoint Health
Wytheville, Virginia
10/26/2021
No
Luke & Associates
Portsmouth, Virginia
10/26/2021
No
CareerStaff Unlimited
Fairmont, West Virginia
10/26/2021
Yes
Genesis Healthcare
Spencer, West Virginia
10/26/2021
Yes
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
10/26/2021
Yes
Genesis Healthcare
Charlottesville, Virginia
10/26/2021
Yes
Genesis Healthcare
Roanoke, Virginia
10/26/2021
Yes
LHC Group
Alexandria, Virginia
10/26/2021
Yes
Genesis Healthcare
Harrisonburg, Virginia
10/26/2021
Yes
LHC Group
Warrenton, Virginia
10/26/2021
Yes

Physical Therapist Assistants Salary Guide 2021

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