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Aide, Physical Therapist
Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

ActivitiesUnder 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.

OutlookFaster-than-average-job growth

Median Income$23,680 per year in May 2010

Work Context & ConditionsThe hours and days that physical therapist assistants and aides work vary with the facility and with whether they are full- or part-time employees.

Minimum Education RequirementsGeneral High School Program

SkillsSocial Perceptiveness, Monitoring, Active Listening, Service Orientation, Time Management

AbilitiesSpeech Recognition, Problem Sensitivity, Oral Comprehension