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Physical Therapists

in Massachusetts

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.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
291123  Physical Therapists 7,676 9,640 1,964 25.59 % 402 196 206 Doctoral or professional degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    6,780  88 % 8,600  89 % 1,820  27 % $86,410
Ambulatory Health Care Services    3,640  47 % 5,120  53 % 1,480  41 % $86,920
Hospitals    2,220  29 % 2,540  26 % 320  14 % $85,070
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    690  9 % 670  7 % -20  -3 % $90,710
Educational Services    360  5 % 380  4 % 20  6 % $78,980
Educational Services    360  5 % 380  4 % 20  6 % $78,980
Social Assistance    220  3 % 270  3 % 50  20 % $79,720
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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