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APTA is the trusted leader for the physical therapy profession, representing more than 100,000 PTs, PTAs, and physical therapy students.

Do you want to contribute to an organization dedicated to improving societal health? Would you like to collaborate with colleagues who are passionate about making a difference? Are you excited to work in a new state-of-the-art building designed to encourage movement, participation, and employee health?

Then you want to work for APTA!

APTA is the trusted leader for the physical therapy profession, representing more than 100,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and physical therapy students. Our approximately 150 employees support the association’s mission to build a community that advances the profession of physical therapy to improve the health of society.

Located in Alexandria, Virginia, APTA has outstanding employee benefits, including flexible work schedules, generous retirement contributions, and travel subsidies for employees who choose public and active transportation.

In 2021, our association celebrates its centennial year and we’re opening our new headquarters at 3030 Potomac Avenue at the south end of National Landing. APTA Centennial Center will be directly across the street from the new Potomac Yard Metrorail station set to open in 2022. It’s within walking distance of multiple restaurants and stores, and it offers immediate access to local bike trails.

Among its amenities, APTA Centennial Center includes a well-lit workspace, fitness room, and rooftop terrace overlooking the Washington Sailing Marina, with views of Washington, D.C.

APTA is committed to promoting equal employment for all persons in its employment and hiring policies and procedures. This commitment prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetic information, military service or other illegal discriminatory factors. APTA supports efforts to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion to better serve the association, the profession, and society.

Come join our team! Scroll down to see open positions.


APTA Benefits

  • Paid Annual/Sick Leave
  • Federal Paid Holidays
  • Alternative Work Arrangements (AWAs)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plan(s)
  • STD, LTD, and Life Insurance Plan(s)
  • Profit Sharing/401(k) Plan
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Assistance/Professional Development and Professional Membership
  • Legal Services
  • On-Site Parking or Qualified Transportation Plan (QTP) (for Alexandria, VA employees)
  • On-Site Yoga and Monthly Gym Membership Reimbursement or Corporate Gym Membership (for Alexandria, VA employees)
  • Pentagon Federal Credit Union Membership

Open Positions at APTA

Vice President, Scientific Affairs

December 14, 2020 / APTA Job

Serves as the association's member facing Scientific Affairs thought leader and practitioner. Work in tandem with senior leadership to develop, promote and disseminate critical evidenced-based practice resources for individuals, member groups and the association

Vice President, DEI, and PT Fund

November 23, 2020 / APTA Job

Serves as the Association’s member facing DEI thought leader and practitioner. Works to cultivate and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive member experience.

Vice President, Knowledge and Technology

November 23, 2020 / APTA Job

This position provides the strategic vision and leadership across all aspects of Information technology, knowledge management, innovation, and data strategy at APTA.

Director, Accreditation

September 22, 2020 / APTA Job

Responsible for planning, management and evaluation of APTA’s Accreditation Program. Serves as the principal APTA staff liaison for the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Manager, Registry

July 8, 2020 / APTA Job

Lead Specialist, Accreditation, PTA Programs

May 21, 2020 / APTA Job

This position manages the accreditation process and accreditation activities for all physical therapist assistant (PTA) education programs; serves as primary APTA staff liaison for the PTA Panel of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE); and participates in the overall planning for and management of the Accreditation Department.

Awards for APTA

Recent APTA awards include the following:

Best in Business

ASAE Power of A Awards

ASAE Gold Circle Awards