Physical Therapy OverviewEntry-Level EducationDoctoral or Professional DegreeWork Experience in a Related OccupationNoneOn-The-Job TrainingNoneNumber of Jobs, 2012204,200Job Outlook, 2012-202236% (Much faster than average)Employment Change, 2012-2022+73,500Physcial Therapists, sometimes calls PTs, help injured or ill people improve their movement and manage pain. These therapists are often an important part of rehabilitation and treatment of patients with chronic conditions or injuries. PTs typically work in private practice offices and clinics, hospitals, and nursing homes. They spend much of their time on their feet, actively working with patients.
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|2012 Median Pay||$79,860/year or $38.39/hr|