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Physical Therapist Aides
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or $14.04 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Assisting and Caring for Others (88)
Social Perceptiveness (60)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (32)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Physical Therapist Aides' job openings is expected to rise 18.8% by 2031
'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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Physical Therapist Aides' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Physical Therapist Aides' was $29,200, or $14.04 hourly
'Physical Therapist Aides' are paid 36.2% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as physical therapist aides?
As of 2021 there were 42,390 people employed as Physical Therapist Aides within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as Physical Therapist Aides.
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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