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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Physical therapists and on wages and locations for those in the field. Outpatient care centers is the industry that employs the most Physical therapists, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Physical therapists, by average wage, is Employment services. Physical therapists are paid most in Manitowoc & Kewaunee Counties PUMA, WI but are relatively concentrated in Madison & Yazoo Counties PUMA, MS.


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Demographic information on Physical therapists in the US. The average age of male Physical therapists in the workforce is 41.1 and of female Physical therapists is 40.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Physical therapists is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Physical therapists from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Physical therapists is Health but a relatively high number of Physical therapists hold a major in Library Science.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Physical therapists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Physical therapists need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Physical therapists need more than the average amount of Science, Operations Analysis, and Technology Design.

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Projections on wages and job growth for Physical therapists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Physical therapists are expected to see a growth of 28% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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