Becoming a PT
April 18, 2012 9:28 PM Subscribe
How happy are physical therapists/occupational therapists?
posted by kettleoffish to Work & Money (14 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
How hard is it to go into this line of work?
I think definitely have the personality for it (quiet/shy, eventual goal being self employed, love taking care of people) and am willing to make it happen, especially if it will lead to a stable life in the long term.
However having looked into the school debt for the doctorate... ouch!
Is the debt manageable? What does it feel like to owe 100K and come out of school with half that amount as a salary?
What is the experience coming out the other end of school?-- Coworkers, autonomy, and such?
What is the experience of actually being in school like?
Physical therapy sounds like an awesome destination. Is it? What is the journey like?