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Want to work in Kansas as a Physical Therapist Assistant? Read this first!

13.0% Jobs Projection
$55,080 Median Salary
160 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Physical Therapist Assistants Work in Kansas?

1,210 people worked as Physical Therapist Assistants in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,210 Physical Therapist Assistants employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

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

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Job Projections for Kansas

Jobs for Physical Therapist Assistants in this state are growing at a rate of 13.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 31.1%.

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Kansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 160 annual Physical Therapist Assistants job openings in Kansas, and 1,300 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Physical Therapist Assistants Make in Kansas?

In 2018 wages for Physical Therapist Assistants ranged from $37,830 to $76,210 with $55,080 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.19 to $36.64. The median hourly rate was $26.48.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $25.66 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.82.

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

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Top Kansas 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
Kansas City, MO-KS 940 $55,190
Wichita, KS 190 $59,230
Topeka, KS 140 $54,240

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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