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Physical Therapist Assistants

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $30.18
Statewide median: $24.25

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Physical Therapist Assistants *

Area Low Median High
U S
$27.12 $31.54 $37.85
Minnesota
$25.26 $30.18 $33.07
Central Minnesota
$25.29 $29.88 $33.60
Northeast Minnesota
$26.30 $30.26 $33.53
Northwest Minnesota
$25.42 $29.35 $30.59
Southeast Minnesota
$24.15 $28.45 $31.31
Southwest Minnesota
$23.86 $28.66 $31.21
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$25.52 $31.44 $33.76

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,130 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Physical Therapist Assistants most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 2,253 new Physical Therapist Assistants to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Physical Therapist Assistants
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 93,800 126,900 33,200 35.4%
Minnesota 1,482 1,796 314 21.2%
Central Minnesota 173 219 46 26.6%
Northeast Minnesota 74 87 13 17.6%
Southeast Minnesota 215 245 30 14%
Southwest Minnesota 86 108 22 25.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 805 981 176 21.9%


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