Physical Therapist

Starting Salary

$61,095
NC Triangle area

Median Annual Wage

$79,646
NC Triangle area
44
% Doctoral or professional degree
28
% Bachelor's degree

Job Outlook

+19%
NC Triangle area

Annual Job Openings

755
NC Triangle area
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.

Most Physical Therapist positions require a baccalaureate, master's, or a doctoral or professional degree. ʿⱦapp students would complete an Associate in Science (AS) degree to prepare for transfer into a pre-professional program or an Associate in Arts (AA) or degree to transfer into an exercise and sports science program.