Physical Therapy Assistant Pay in Illinois – IL
Illinois Physical Therapy Assistant Salaries
Illinois offers a wide range of opportunities, which results in a wide range in compensation. According to indeed.com, salaries in this field range from $40,000 to $120,000. Below is a list of mean salaries in differing areas of the state.
- Bloomington-Normal, IL $43850
- Champaign-Urbana, IL $57,150
- Chicago Metropolitan, IL $52,090
- Decatur, IL $55,080
- Lake County, IL $53,820
- Peoria, IL $47,070
- Rockford, IL $45,450
- Springfield, IL $42,140
Most professions have national organizations that represent the interests of their members and through the information exchange on websites, blogs or at conventions. The national membership number is in the thousands and probably not able to speak to state or local issues. This is where the local chapters come in. For the field of physical therapy, there is the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the local chapter in Illinois is the Illinois Physical Therapy Association (IPTA). Membership provides the ability to understand the pulse of the industry and any legal or regulatory changes one needs to be aware of. Continuing education and local or national meetings or conventions also give one an opportunity to tap into other’s perspectives on the industry and trade ideas regarding the practice.