Physical Therapist Assistant Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for physical therapist assistants in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physical therapist assistants among Arkansas cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Physical Therapist Assistants in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,960
25th Percentile Wage
$45,870
50th Percentile Wage
$55,960
75th Percentile Wage
$66,200
90th Percentile Wage
$77,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapist assistants in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,960.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of physical therapist assistants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,960
-1.64% 11.74%
2016
$56,880
6.01% -
2015
$53,460
2.38% -
2014
$52,190
3.95% -
2013
$50,130
1.48% -
2012
$49,390
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Physical Therapist Assistants in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physical therapist assistants in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapist assistants in state of Arkansas ranges from $47,430 to $62,460. The highest paying area for physical therapist assistants in Arkansas is South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,460. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $59,500). The lowest paying area is Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$62,460
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$59,500
Jonesboro
$58,370
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$57,690
Hot Springs
$57,650
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$51,390
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$47,430




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