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 amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,240
25th Percentile Wage
$47,410
50th Percentile Wage
$56,880
75th Percentile Wage
$65,810
90th Percentile Wage
$78,860

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 $78,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.35
25th Percentile Wage
$22.79
50th Percentile Wage
$27.35
75th Percentile Wage
$31.64
90th Percentile Wage
$37.90

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical therapist assistants in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.90. The median hourly salary is $27.35. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.35.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of physical therapist assistants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,8806.01%13.17%
201553,4602.38%-
201452,1903.95%-
201350,1301.48%-
201249,390--

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 $42,420 to $63,560. The highest paying area for physical therapist assistants in Arkansas is West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,560. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Jonesboro (mean annual salary $59,580). The lowest paying area is East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$63,560
Jonesboro
$59,580
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$58,050
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$56,550
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$55,260
Hot Springs
$54,310
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$42,420


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