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Physical Therapist Aides

Perform routine tasks related to physical therapy treatment.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$17.94 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  16.3%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Administer therapy treatments to patients using hands or physical treatment aids.
  • Assist patients with daily activities.
  • Fit patients for assistive devices.
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Job Title Examples:

Physical Therapy Technician
Rehabilitation Aide
Physical Therapy Aide (PTA)

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