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Physical Therapist Assistants

Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures.

Salary Breakdown

Physical Therapist Assistants

Average

$55,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$37,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$55,000

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$73,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Physical Therapist Assistants

3,220

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Physical Therapist Assistants

Degree Recommendations


Top Expected Tasks

Physical Therapist Assistants


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Physical Therapist Assistants

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Medicine and Dentistry

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Therapy and Counseling

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Service Orientation

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Speech Clarity


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