Physical Therapist Assistant Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for physical therapist assistants in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physical therapist assistants among Georgia metropolitan areas 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,150
25th Percentile Wage
$47,620
50th Percentile Wage
$58,300
75th Percentile Wage
$68,240
90th Percentile Wage
$76,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapist assistants in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.50
25th Percentile Wage
$22.90
50th Percentile Wage
$28.03
75th Percentile Wage
$32.81
90th Percentile Wage
$36.95

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical therapist assistants in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.95. The median hourly salary is $28.03. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.50.

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
201658,3003.67%9.90%
201556,160-3.10%-
201457,9002.64%-
201356,3706.81%-
201252,530--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physical therapist assistants in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapist assistants in state of Georgia ranges from $48,740 to $65,600. The highest paying area for physical therapist assistants in Georgia is North Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $65,600. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Macon (mean annual salary $60,750). The lowest paying area is Savannah with a median annual salary of $48,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$65,600
Macon
$60,750
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$60,290
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$59,580
Valdosta
$58,010
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$57,810
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$57,520
Brunswick
$54,320
Albany
$52,790
Savannah
$48,740


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