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APTA is the trusted leader for the physical therapy profession.

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! Learn more about our workplace.

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. Learn more in our Association Profile.

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. Check out this Virginia Business magazine article featuring an APTA staff member discussing the benefits of working in a hybrid work schedule.

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!

Open Positions

Interested in internship opportunities at APTA? View more information about internships.

About Our Workplace

APTA Centennial Center is across the street from the new Potomac Yard Metrorail station. 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 benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Paid Annual/Sick Leave
  • Federal Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Work Arrangements (FWAs)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plan(s)
  • Life, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability 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 
  • Pentagon Federal Credit Union Membership
  • APTA Member Benefits

APTA Awards and Recognitions

Recent awards and recognitions include the following. View more awards and recognitions for APTA.

Healthy People 2030 Champion

Educational Excellence Award

LEED Silver Rating