Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Physical Therapist Aides (31-2022)

Under 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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 76 83 9.21 3 6 10
United States 49800 61200 0.0 2400 4500 8000
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 14.47 9.86 11.66 13.68 16.00 19.51
Alaska 17.91 12.14 16.55 18.12 19.71 22.71

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.