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Physical Therapist Aides

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: $18.79
Statewide median: $25.22


This career pays below the statewide median wage.

Wages for Physical Therapist Aides *

Area Low Median High
$14.15 $16.61 $18.34
$16.78 $18.79 $21.31
Southwest Minnesota
$13.87 $15.73 $19.71
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$18.79 $20.29 $21.80

* "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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In Minnesota, there are 110 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Physical Therapist Aides most often work?


Current Demand

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This career is currently in low 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 408 new Physical Therapist Aides 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 Aides
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 46,700 58,500 11,800 25.3%
Minnesota 297 332 35 11.8%
Northwest Minnesota 19 21 2 10.5%
Southwest Minnesota 23 26 3 13%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 195 219 24 12.3%

Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.