Physical Therapist

Trenton Grego

Job Description

Physical therapists help injured ill people improve their movement and manage their pain. Therapists also play a role in the rehabilitation, treatment, and prevention of patients with chronic conditions, illnesses or injuries.

Education requirements

To become a physical therapist you must have a bachelors degree and have completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy. You must also complete at least 30 weeks of clinical work.

Salary

-Median salary of $82,390,000.00 a year

-Top 10 percent of earners have a median $116,090,000.00 salary

Skills Needed

To be a Physical Therapist it is good to have strong compassion for others, be detail oriented, and have good interpersonal skills.

Job Outlook

Employment of Physical therapists is projected to grow 34 percent in the next 10 years. As the baby boomers age and the changing lifestyles of Americans demand is projected to rise.

Job Setting

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