The Path From a PTA to a PT

By Kyle Sandsmark | March 5, 2019

The number of Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA) is on the rise. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the PTA industry is projected to grow by 30% from 2016 – 2026. If you are a PTA part of this growing industry but you are looking to become a Physical Therapist (PT) then you have come to the right place. There are a few differences between a PTA and a PT. So if you are interested in going from being a PTA to a PT this is the article from you. This article will outline the path from a PTA to a PT.

The Path From a PTA to a PT

From education, to responsibilities, there are certainly some big differences as you go on the path from a PTA to a PT. However, there are also plenty of amazing benefits when you go from a PTA to a PT. Benefits such as the job opportunities, salary, and of course the travel therapy opportunities and locations. After all, we couldn’t talk about the path from a PTA to a PT without mentioning the travel therapy opportunities.

To help you properly navigate the path from a PTA to a PT, our friends at Allied Travel Careers created this infographic to help. Print this infographic, put it on your refrigerator, or bookmark this page so you can always reference this guide.


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Hopefully you enjoyed reading this infographic to help you on the path from a PTA to a PT. If you are interested in being a travel therapist, you are in the right spot. Host Healthcare offers an extensive list of travel therapy jobs. In addition, call specific recruiter directly or if you don’t have a recruiter, call (844) 812-8094 and one of our friendly recruiters will be happy to help.

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