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.

Occupation Projection for Physical Therapist Aides

Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
312022  Physical Therapist Aides 1,029 1,222 193 18.76 % 49 83 19 151 High school diploma or equivalent 

Physical Therapist Aides Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Projected 2026 Employment Change
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Ambulatory Health Care Services    680  66 % 830  68 % 150  22 % $31,620
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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