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Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Physical Therapist

Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Physical Therapist

Physical therapists work a in a variety of settings, from hospitals to private practices to nursing homes. The physical therapy industry has grown immensely over the years due to the aging population and advancements in technology and understanding of the human body. Because many PTs have their own practices, they are able to set their own rates and have seen their salaries grow along with their client lists. Physical therapy is an excellent field for individuals who like hands-on work, enjoy problem-solving, and have a strong desire to help others succeed.

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Salary: $46,510 - $94,810
Min. Education: Master's
Related Careers: Occupational Therapist, Social Worker

Top 10 States with the Most Physical Therapist Job Openings

State Average Annual Job Openings
1. California
620
2. Texas
530
3. Florida
500
4. New York
420
5. Illinois
360
6. Pennsylvania
350
7. Ohio
250
8. Massachusetts
230
9. Maryland
210
10. Michigan
210



Job openings as calculated by CareerVoyages.gov


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