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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
All Industry
Estimated employment630
Mean wage$32.45
Entry wage$23.56
10th percentile wage$20.06
50th percentile wage$33.23
90th percentile wage$42.75
 Top Employing Industries
Education and Health Services62099.2%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Education and Health Services620$33.18
Physical Therapist Assistants (31-2021)
Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in the development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, document the progress of treatment, and modify specific treatments in accordance with patient status and within the scope of treatment plans established by a physical therapist. Generally requires formal training.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$33.23 $15.78  $17.45
2019$31.50+5.5%$14.96 +5.5%$16.54
2018$30.32+3.9%$14.40 +3.9%$15.92
2017$29.35+3.3%$13.94 +3.3%$15.41
2016$28.36+3.5%$13.47 +3.5%$14.89
2015$27.87+1.7%$13.24 +1.7%$14.64
2014$27.32+2.0%$12.97 +2.0%$14.35
2013$26.97+1.3%$12.81 +1.3%$14.16
2012$26.58+1.5%$12.62 +1.5%$13.96
2011$26.21+1.4%$12.45 +1.4%$13.76
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$33.23 $23.93  $9.30
2019$31.50+5.5%$22.96 +4.2%$8.54
2018$30.32+3.9%$22.26 +3.1%$8.06
2017$29.35+3.3%$21.66 +2.8%$7.69
2016$28.36+3.5%$21.17 +2.3%$7.19
2015$27.87+1.7%$20.73 +2.1%$7.15
2014$27.32+2.0%$20.28 +2.2%$7.04
2013$26.97+1.3%$19.87 +2.1%$7.10
2012$26.58+1.5%$19.53 +1.7%$7.05
2011$26.21+1.4%$19.23 +1.6%$6.98

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2020

Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
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