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Physical Therapist Aides in Massachusetts

Is Massachusetts a good place for you to work as a Physical Therapist Aide?

18.4% Jobs Projection
$32,260 Median Salary
150 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Physical Therapist Aides Work in Massachusetts?

In Massachusetts, there were 800 people working as Physical Therapist Aides in the year 2018.

There were 1,030 Physical Therapist Aides employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 230 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Physical Therapist Aides in this state are growing at a rate of 18.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 29.2%.

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Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 150 annual Physical Therapist Aides job openings in Massachusetts, and 1,220 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Physical Therapist Aides Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Physical Therapist Aides ranged from $25,020 to $46,080 with $32,260 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.03 to $22.15. The median hourly rate was $15.51.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $14.72 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.79.

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

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Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 630 $33,630
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 150 $29,190
Worcester, MA-CT 70 $28,150
Springfield, MA-CT 30 $34,860
Barnstable Town, MA 30 $34,750

Top States for Physical Therapist Aides Employment

The table below shows the states 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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