Physical Therapy Aide Careers Are On the Move

The U.S. Department of Labor forecasts that by 2024, physical therapy aide careers will increase by a staggering 39% making it one of the fastest growing jobs in the healthcare industry. This is due to advancements in medicine that are enabling people of all ages to stay active and live longer.

Great opportunities await motivated people who want to help others and take all the steps required to become a physical therapy aide. Due to high demand, pay is competitive, with median pay of $24,650 per year for qualified physical therapy aides, with appropriate training and experience.

  • 39%Job Growth
  • According to the U.S. Department of Labor, physical therapy aide careers are expected to increase by 19,500 new jobs by 2024.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Physical Therapy Aide careers are a great way help others. Start your training today. Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online today.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Physical Therapy Assistants and Aides (January 13, 2016).