STEM: Physical Therapist

Helping people with injuries one step at a time

Job Description and Salary

Physical therapists help people who have injuries or illnesses improve their movement and manage their pain. To have this job, one would require a Doctoral or Professional degree. On average, and after taxes, a physical therapist will make about $79,860 per year, or $38.39 an hour.

Colleges and Job Outlook

A few colleges that offer becoming a physical therapist are:

U.S. Army-​Baylor University, University of Southern California, and University of Delaware.

The predicted job outlook by 2022 for this job is about 277,712