Physical therapists, sometimes called PTs, help injured or ill people improve their movement and manage their pain. These therapists are often an important part of the rehabilitation, treatment, and prevention of patients with chronic conditions, illnesses, or injuries.
- Education Requirements: Doctorate
- Soft Skills: compassion, detail oriented and dexterity
- Average annual salary: $85,400
- 3 in state schools: Pacific University (Hillsboro, OR), George Fox University (Newberg, OR), Oregon Health and Science University (Portland, OR)
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