Occupation and Description
Help injured or ill people improve their movement and manage their pain. They are an important part of rehabilitation and treatment of patients with chronic conditions or injuries.
Certifications Necessary to Practice
Daily Activities: Nature of the Work
Physical therapists typically work in private offices and clinics, hospitals, and nursing homes. They spend much of their time on their feet, actively working with patients to help them rehabilitate through physical activities.
Payday- What is average income?
$79,860 per year
$38.39 per hour
What skills are necessary to be successful in this profession?
Collect and record data
Practice Settings: Where would you work?
Job Outlook or 3 Fun Facts
36% (Much faster than average)
Estimated 9n million people used physical therapy in 2014
198,600 physical therapists in the U.S.