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Physical Therapist Aides in Georgia

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Physical Therapist Aides in Georgia

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34.9% Jobs Projection
$24,200 Median Salary
150 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Physical Therapist Aides Work in Georgia?

In 2018, there were 890 Physical Therapist Aides working in the state.

There were 750 Physical Therapist Aides employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Physical Therapist Aides in GA Employment Trend

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

Physical Therapist Aides in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Physical Therapist Aides in this state are growing at a rate of 34.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 29.2%.

Job Projections for Physical Therapist Aides: Nation vs. GA

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 150 annual job openings, and 1,160 total jobs in 2026 for Physical Therapist Aides in this state.

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

What do Physical Therapist Aides Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Physical Therapist Aides ranged from $17,590 to $43,870 with $24,200 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.46 to $21.09. The median hourly rate was $11.63.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $10.85 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.78.

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

Physical Therapist Aides Earnings: GA vs. National Average

Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 340 $24,890
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 80 $27,540
Savannah, GA 70 $46,580
Columbus, GA-AL 70 $22,210
Rome, GA 40 $23,660
Gainesville, GA 30 $24,190

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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