Looking at your career in Physical therapy? Many students ask about the salary of Physical therapist, so it’s clear that you must have enough experience of getting paid great. After DTP degree, what next step should any student must do? An internship is the best way regarding getting experience.
Many students during in last semester get an internship from any to recognize healthcare center. Some are getting jobs in the existing center after completing their education.
At least 3 to 4 years of experience required for a good salary. In many states where physical therapist in demand (Kentucky, Ohio, Alabama, Kansas, New Jersey, Chicago) 3 to 4 years of experience isn’t their first priority.
Starting Job Experience:
Your grades in such subjects like kinesiology, anatomy, biology and physical fitness should great. In starting of career, you should join reputed center as an intern or assistant. Your starting salary should at0least $34,000. But the main thing you getting experience from it.
You can join the Pediatric department or heart attack patient department, so this matter lots in your resume.
Board certification will also help to gain experience, 2,000 hours of clinical work According to APTA rules after DPT degree must require for every PT.
Get Experience in APTA Standards Specialization
You must gain experience after a DPT degree in such optional specialization. Some states like Ohio, Arizona, Hawaii, Alaska, and Colorado the demand of Pediatric Physical therapist is more, so if you plan to get the job from these states, then do specialization in such subjects.
- Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
- Clinical Electrophysiology
- Women’s Health
More than 10 to 15 years of experience required to become an educator, researcher and getting the salary of $120,000 plus. Make sure only 10% of PT can getting this figure in different states of USA.