Physical Therapist Assistant salary in California

Average salary
$34,500/yr
Based on 1,024 income tax records
$16,500
$79,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$16,500
$79,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Physical Therapist Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Physical Therapist Assistant is $34,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,024 TurboTax users who reported their job as Physical Therapist Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Physical Therapist Assistant salary can vary between $16,500 to $79,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Physical Therapist Assistant salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Sacramento, CA
24 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$32K – $66K
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Long Beach, CA
10 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$45K – $72K
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San Diego, CA
39 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$23K – $61K
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San Francisco, CA
17 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$25K – $70K
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Oxnard, CA
12 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$26K – $53K
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Oakland, CA
12 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$21K – $61K
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San Jose, CA
23 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$23K – $45K
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Bakersfield, CA
11 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$24K – $43K
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Modesto, CA
11 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$26K – $67K
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Fresno, CA
21 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$20K – $52K
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Los Angeles, CA
22 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$18K – $31K

Physical Therapist Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Permanente Medicine, California
16 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$46K – $76K
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Sutter Health, California
18 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$48K – $68K
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Dignity Health, California
10 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$50K – $64K
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Interface Rehab, California
16 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$39K – $57K
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US Department Of Defense, California
11 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$37K – $57K
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State Of California, California
10 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$36K – $52K
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Select Staffing, California
10 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$25K – $47K
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ADP, California
10 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$28K – $43K
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Golden Bear Physical Therapy And, California
10 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$19K – $27K

Physical Therapist Assistant demographics in California

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71% are single
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29% are married
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20% have kids
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31% own a home

Physical Therapist Assistant salaries by age in California

$0
$13,125
$26,250
$39,375
$52,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Physical Therapist Assistants in California

1,024 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a physical therapist assistant in California is $34,500 per year. Physical therapist assistant salaries in California can vary between $16,500 to $79,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,024 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as physical therapist assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for physical therapist assistants in California: Permanente Medicine ($63,500 a year), Sutter Health ($60,500 a year), and Dignity Health ($58,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for physical therapist assistants in California: Sacramento, CA ($54,000 a year), Long Beach, CA ($53,000 a year), and San Diego, CA ($46,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.