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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!

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.

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

About Our Workplace

APTA Centennial Center is 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.

Open Positions at APTA

Associate, Certifications

June 1, 2022 / APTA Job

This position provides administrative support for activities of the Certifications Department.

Manager, Communications and Marketing - Foundation for Physical Therapy Research

September 29, 2022 / APTA Job

This position is responsible for developing communication and engagement strategies that inspire various audiences to support the organization and its mission.

Manager, Information and Process Management

September 6, 2022 / APTA Job

The Manager, Information and Process Management identifies needed process improvements across the organization and deploys tools and standardize procedures to create operational efficiencies.

Manager, Major and Planned Gifts - Foundation for Physical Therapy Research

July 1, 2022 / APTA Job

This position serves as a key leader of the fundraising program and is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding a pool of major and planned giving donors and prospects to meet fundraising goals.

Senior Specialist, Data Analytics

June 1, 2022 / APTA Job

A member of the Information Technology department team that implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the department.

Specialist, Career Advancement

August 31, 2022 / APTA Job

A member of the Career Advancement team that utilizes adult learning principles in the design and recommendation of learning activities.

Specialist, Certifications

September 6, 2022 / APTA Job

The Specialist, Certifications will provide professional support for activities of the Certifications department.

Specialist, Congressional Lobbyist

April 4, 2022 / APTA Job

This position engages in Congressional lobbying related to respective activities of the Government Affairs department which align with organizational priorities and the association’s public engagement strategy.

Specialist, Digital Communications - Foundation for Physical Therapy Research

July 1, 2022 / APTA Job

We are looking for a creative and energetic communications professional to join our team as Digital Communications Specialist. This is a multi-faceted role with opportunity for growth.

Specialist, Finance

September 29, 2022 / APTA Job

This position is the primary contact for all accounts payables transactions.

Specialist, Magazine Editor (Brand Strategy and Communications)

June 1, 2022 / APTA Job

The editor of APTA Magazine manages all aspects of the association's monthly, signature publication.

Specialist, Network and Desktop Support (2 Positions Available)

May 2, 2022 / APTA Job

A member of the Information Technology department team that implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the department.

Specialist, Public Relations

April 4, 2022 / APTA Job

Seeking a team player with a strong communications background and experience with consumer awareness campaigns, strategy, and communications tactics and channels. The right candidate will also have some experience in policy and reaching media that cover issues related to health policy and the Hill to assist in promoting APTA’s policy priorities.

Specialist, Research (Associate Managing Editor, Journal)

July 17, 2022 / APTA Job

This position works closely with the Managing Editor of APTA's scientific journal (PTJ), editorial/production contractors, and authors to ensure timeliness and quality of publication.

Specialist, Social Media (Brand Strategy and Communications)

September 6, 2022 / APTA Job

The Specialist, Social Media will oversee APTA's social media management and strategy across APTA and ChoosePT accounts.

Specialist, Web and Email (Brand Strategy and Communications)

August 5, 2022 / APTA Job

This position's role is to support the content management of APTA's websites and email platforms.

Awards for APTA

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


Best in Business


ASAE Power of A Awards


ASAE Gold Circle Awards