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PT, OT Professions Rank in the Top 10 List for 2012 Best Jobs

According to Money Magazine and US News & World Report, the ‘Top 10 List for Best Jobs’ in 2012 rank the professions of Physical and Occupational Therapy right up there in the top 10 out of 100 listed professions.

Jada A. Graves, Senior Editor, Careers at U.S. News & World Report writes in her article, ‘The 10 Best Jobs of 2012’, thatour top 10 are all healthcare or technology jobs that are facing significant hiring demand, providing good job satisfaction for workers, and paying competitive salaries.”

Ranking 8. Physical Therapist
This profession’s comfortable salary and good job prospects help earn it a spot on our list. But it also ranks well thanks to a nearly 40-percent increase in therapist positions projected by the year 2020.

Ranking 10. Occupational Therapist
These highly trained professionals treat patients with mental, physical, developmental, and emotional disabilities to help them learn to function independently. The Labor Department predicts this profession will grow by 33.5 percent between 2010 and 2020.

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Read about U.S. News Best Jobs Rankings Methodology

Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, and CNN Money research,, CNNMoney/'s list of great careers

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