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Wisconsin Healthcare Careers

Physical therapy assistant

Physical therapy assistants help patients regain movement and manage pain after injuries and illnesses.

The median annual pay is $58,730 per year in Wisconsin, and it is expected that the need for this position will increase by 19% (much faster than average) in the next 10 years.

An associate's degree is required to become a physical therapy assistant.

Most physical therapy assistants work full time, although part time work is common. Some work nights and weekends because many physical therapy offices and clinics have extended hours to accommodate patients’ schedules.

You may be a good fit for this opportunity if you excel in compassion, attention to detail, dexterity, interpersonal skills and physical stamina.

Wisconsin Healthcare Careers: Job Profile

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