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Physical Therapist Aides

in Massachusetts

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.

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
312022  Physical Therapist Aides 994 1,285 291 29.28 % 58 29 29 High school diploma or equivalent 

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
Ambulatory Health Care Services    600  61 % 840  66 % 240  40 % $29,600
Hospitals    290  29 % 330  26 % 40  15 % $31,580
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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