What You Need to Know About Therapist
Occupation Description All therapists not listed separately.
Other Therapist Job Titles
- Health Therapist
- Exercise Scientist
- Medical Doctor (MD)
- Doctor of Osteopathy
Job Demand for Therapists
There were about 24,100 jobs for Therapist in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 19.9% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 4,800 new jobs for Therapist by 2026. The BLS estimates 1,900 yearly job openings in this field.
The states with the most job growth for Therapist are Colorado, Indiana, and Florida. Watch out if you plan on working in Idaho, Alabama, or Maryland. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Do Therapists Make A Lot Of Money?
The typical yearly salary for Therapists is somewhere between $32,600 and $95,650.
Therapists who work in Kentucky, Nevada, or New Mexico, make the highest salaries.
Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Therapists in different U.S. states.
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Where Therapists Are Employed
The table below shows the approximate number of Therapists employed by various industries.
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