October is National Physical Therapy Month, celebrating the more than 88,000 physical therapists, physical therapy students and physical therapist assistants in the United States.
Physical therapy is one of the fastest growing careers in the healthcare industry. Here’s a few things you should know:
- The demand for physical therapists is expected to grow 36 percent through 2022.
- Demand for physical therapist assistants and aides will increase by 41 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Physical therapists earned an average of $79,000 annually in 2012.
Want to know more about this promising career? Check out this video from the American Physical Therapy Association and then visit MoveForwardPT.com for more information.
Opportunities to Travel
Physical therapists who fill in for temporary assignments are also in demand. Click here for all our open travel physical therapy jobs.