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25.4% Jobs Projection
$23,180 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Physical Therapist Aides in Alabama are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Physical Therapist Aides in Alabama is growing faster than average.

  • Physical Therapist Aides in Alabama earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Physical Therapist Aides Work in Alabama?

There were approximately 1,050 workers employed as Physical Therapist Aides in this state in 2018.

There were 830 Physical Therapist Aides employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Physical Therapist Aides in AL Employment Trend

The typical state has 520 Physical Therapist Aides working in it, which means Alabama has more Physical Therapist Aides than average.

Physical Therapist Aides in AL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Alabama

Jobs for Physical Therapist Aides in this state are growing at a rate of 25.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 29.2%.

Job Projections for Physical Therapist Aides: Nation vs. AL

Alabama Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 90 annual job openings, and a total of 740 jobs for Alabama Physical Therapist Aides in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 8,500 annual jobs and 67,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Physical Therapist Aides Make in Alabama?

In 2018 wages for Physical Therapist Aides ranged from $17,530 to $40,290 with $23,180 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.43 to $19.37. The median hourly rate was $11.14.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $10.73 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.41.

The median salary in Alabama is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Physical Therapist Aides Earnings: AL vs. National Average

Top Alabama Metros for Physical Therapist Aides

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Physical Therapist Aides.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Huntsville, AL 280 $23,940
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 200 $23,180
Mobile, AL 100 $25,980
Tuscaloosa, AL 90 $22,160
Columbus, GA-AL 70 $22,210
Gadsden, AL 60 $23,980
Montgomery, AL 60 $18,440
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 50 $19,710
Auburn-Opelika, AL 30 $25,170

Top States for Physical Therapist Aides Employment

View the list below to see where most Physical Therapist Aides work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 6,420 $28,030
Texas 4,880 $25,240
New Jersey 3,190 $25,950
New York 3,090 $28,080
Florida 2,320 $26,780
Pennsylvania 2,240 $26,160
Michigan 1,980 $25,470
Virginia 1,580 $26,030
Louisiana 1,460 $22,170
Tennessee 1,280 $23,220
Maryland 1,280 $24,010
Illinois 1,210 $28,150
Alabama 1,050 $23,180
Kentucky 980 $24,760
Arizona 940 $27,000
Georgia 890 $24,200
Utah 870 $21,650
Washington 860 $28,330
Massachusetts 800 $32,260
Ohio 700 $26,830

Below are the states where Physical Therapist Aides get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Alaska $37,590
Minnesota $36,160
Vermont $35,100
North Dakota $32,880
Massachusetts $32,260
New Hampshire $31,650
Colorado $30,420
Wisconsin $30,270
Maine $30,020
Connecticut $29,910

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