29-1123 Physical Therapists

Occupational Description:
Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury.

Occupational Employment Statistics(OES) Wage Data
Wages Updated to First Quarter, 2020
GeographyEmploymentEmp SE*MeanMean SE*10th25thMedian75th90th
Minnesota 4,670425$40.94/hr$0.49/hr$32.26/hr$35.43/hr$41.10/hr$46.75/hr$50.22/hr
U S 233,3502,567$43.80/hr$0.13/hr$30.18/hr$35.92/hr$43.45/hr$50.62/hr$60.59/hr
*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.

Leading Industries for Physical Therapists
IndustryOES EmploymentOES Median Wage
Education and Health Services4,500$40.98/hr
Professional and Business Services130$43.45/hr
Public Administration50$43.26/hr
Other Regional Data For Physical Therapists
Geography (click title for details)OESProjections
EmploymentMedian Wage% Change 2020 - 2030
Minnesota 4,670 $41.10/hr 13.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,960 $40.78/hr N/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,770 $40.77/hr 14.2%
Southeast Minnesota 540 $42.22/hr 11.3%
Northwest Minnesota 460 $41.28/hr 13.1%
Rochester MN MSA 420 $41.97/hr N/A
Central Minnesota 410 $40.97/hr 15.4%
Northwest Balance of State 350 $41.18/hr N/A
Southwest Minnesota 310 $40.75/hr 16.4%
Northeast Minnesota 290 $40.75/hr 9.3%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 270 $40.02/hr N/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 220 $37.85/hr N/A
Southeast Balance of State 190 $44.20/hr N/A
St Cloud MN MSA 180 $40.00/hr N/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 180 $39.88/hr N/A
Southwest Balance of State 180 $38.25/hr N/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 100 $41.36/hr N/A
Northeast Balance of State 70 $44.20/hr N/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/A N/A N/A
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(click title for details)
EmploymentMedian Wage% Change 2020 - 2030
Child, Family, and School Social Workers8,430$26.84/hr10.6%
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Athletic Trainers720$51,387/yrN/A
Tasks for Physical Therapists