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Physical Therapist Assistants

 

Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures.

Physical Therapists Assistants work under the direction of physical therapists. They help patients who are recovering from illness, injury, or surgery to regain movement or manage pain.


Wages $29.06 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Excellent
Education & Training Associate's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Therapeutic Services
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