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23.0% Jobs Projection
$67,920 Median Salary
110 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Physical Therapist Assistants in Connecticut is growing faster than average.

  • Physical Therapist Assistants in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Physical Therapist Assistants Work in Connecticut?

In 2018, there were 760 Physical Therapist Assistants working in the state.

There were 680 Physical Therapist Assistants employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 1,420 Physical Therapist Assistants working in it, which means Connecticut has fewer Physical Therapist Assistants than average.

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Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Physical Therapist Assistants in this state are growing at a rate of 23.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 31.1%.

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Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 110 annual job openings, and a total of 910 jobs for Connecticut Physical Therapist Assistants in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 14,700 annual jobs and 115,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Physical Therapist Assistants Make in Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Physical Therapist Assistants ranged from $42,060 to $83,500 with $67,920 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.22 to $40.14. The median hourly rate was $32.65.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $30.51 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.14.

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

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Top Connecticut Metros for Physical Therapist Assistants

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Physical Therapist Assistants.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 350 $71,120
Springfield, MA-CT 320 $60,710
Worcester, MA-CT 210 $54,800
New Haven, CT 140 $62,830
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 120 $65,960
Waterbury, CT 60 $65,110
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 40 $66,040

Top States for Physical Therapist Assistants Employment

The table below shows the states where most Physical Therapist Assistants work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 7,550 $69,920
Florida 6,330 $61,470
Ohio 5,990 $58,200
Pennsylvania 5,300 $54,580
California 5,150 $67,500
New York 4,700 $54,100
Illinois 4,470 $59,480
Michigan 3,800 $52,140
Tennessee 3,310 $58,060
North Carolina 2,850 $60,100
Indiana 2,670 $55,360
Virginia 2,630 $60,880
Massachusetts 2,630 $65,450
Arizona 2,480 $43,830
Missouri 2,240 $53,510
Georgia 2,240 $56,990
Alabama 1,830 $57,920
Minnesota 1,780 $54,390
Louisiana 1,750 $48,910
Maryland 1,700 $57,020

Below are the states where Physical Therapist Assistants get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Texas $69,920
New Jersey $69,190
Connecticut $67,920
California $67,500
Massachusetts $65,450
Rhode Island $63,650
Nevada $62,570
Florida $61,470
Oregon $61,130
Virginia $60,880

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