Physical Therapist Aides

4.5/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
61%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
25.3%
by 2030
WAGES
$28,450
or $13.68 hourly
VOLUME
45,790
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 61% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Finger Dexterity
Persuasion
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Physical Therapist Aides' job openings is expected to rise 25.3% by 2030
'Physical Therapist Aides' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Physical Therapist Aides' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Physical Therapist Aides' was $28,450, or $13.68 hourly
'Physical Therapist Aides' are paid 32.2% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 45,790 people employed as Physical Therapist Aides.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Under close supervision of a physical therapist or physical therapy assistant, perform only delegated, selected, or routine tasks in specific situations. These duties include preparing the patient and the treatment area.

SOC Code: 31-2022.00

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