Compare Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants Within 50 miles of ZIP Code 53207

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Salary

View the mid-level salary in both your current job and your selected occupation. (Annual salaries apply to people who work full-time year-round.)

Physical Therapists $99,200
Physical Therapist Assistants $62,800

Similar skills & knowledge

These skills are commonly used in both your current job and your selected occupation.

Reading Comprehension
Reading work-related information.

Administrative
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

Customer and Personal Service
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

English Language
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Social Perceptiveness
Understanding people's reactions.

Service Orientation
Looking for ways to help people.

Instructing
Teaching people how to do something.

Speaking
Talking to others.

Active Listening
Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

Monitoring
Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements.

Critical Thinking
Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

Psychology
Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.

Biology
Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.


skills & knowledge Gaps

These are areas where you might have skill gaps. People working in your selected job generally need higher levels in these skill and knowledge areas than people working in your current job.

Computers and Electronics Skills & Knowledge Gaps for Physical Therapists
Physical Therapists
Low
Computers and Electronics Skills & Knowledge Gaps for Physical Therapist Assistants
Physical Therapist Assistants
Medium

Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

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Typical Level Of Training

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Typical level Of training for Physical Therapists
Physical Therapists

Doctoral or professional degree

Typical level Of training for Physical Therapist Assistants
Physical Therapist Assistants

Licensing

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Licensing for Physical Therapists
Physical Therapists

License may be required in Wisconsin

Licensing for Physical Therapist Assistants
Physical Therapist Assistants

License may be required in Wisconsin


Certification

Certifications help you get ahead or qualify for different jobs. You usually have to pass a test to earn one, and then you can show employers that you have the skills and knowledge needed to do well on the job.

Certification for Physical Therapists
Physical Therapists

15 related certifications

Certification for Physical Therapist Assistants
Physical Therapist Assistants

6 related certifications

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