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or $45.97 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
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Assisting and Caring for Others
Assisting and Caring for Others (92)
Social Perceptiveness (75)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (19)
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This occupation has been voted '19.1%' by our users to be fully automated within the next two decades.
Our visitors have voted that there is very little chance of this occupation being replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by the automation risk level we have generated, which suggests a 0.0% chance of automation.
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Physical Therapists' job openings is expected to rise 16.9% by 2031
'Physical Therapists' 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 Therapists' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Physical Therapists' was $95,620, or $45.97 hourly
'Physical Therapists' are paid 109.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as physical therapists?
As of 2021 there were 225,350 people employed as Physical Therapists within the United States.
This represents around 0.16% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 625 people are employed as Physical Therapists.
Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury.
SOC Code: 29-1123.00
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