Physical therapists are most often employed by the Outpatient care centers industry. The average yearly wage for Physical therapists was $70,850 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Physical therapists by wage are Biological scientists, Psychologists, and Audiologists.
Physical therapists are part of the Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations, along with Chiropractors, Dentists, Dietitians & nutritionists, Optometrists, Pharmacists, Physicians & surgeons, Physician assistants, Podiatrists, Occupational therapists, Physical therapists, Radiation therapists, Recreational therapists, Respiratory therapists, Speechlanguage pathologists, Other therapists, including exercise physiologists, Veterinarians, Registered nurses, Nurse anesthetists, Audiologists, Health diagnosing & treating practitioners, all other, Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives, Clinical laboratory technologists & technicians, Dental hygienists, Diagnostic related technologists & technicians, Emergency medical technicians & paramedics, Health practitioner support technologists & technicians, Licensed practical & licensed vocational nurses, Medical records & health information technicians, Opticians, dispensing, Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, and Other healthcare practitioners & technical Occupations
The top 3 locations that employ the most Physical therapists are Lake View & Lincoln Park PUMA, IL, Middlesex (Far Southwest), Norfolk (Northwest) & Worcester (Far East) Counties PUMA, MA, and Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Physical therapists are Middlesex (Far Southwest), Norfolk (Northwest) & Worcester (Far East) Counties PUMA, MA, Greater Newburgh City PUMA, NY, and Columbia Borough PUMA, PA.