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Physical Therapist Assistants

Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in the development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, document the progress of treatment, and modify specific treatments in accordance with patient status and within the scope of treatment plans established by a physical therapist. Generally requires formal training. 

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Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 2.9%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 496
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Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $27.80 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $58,770 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree. 
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