Search SEARCH

Who earns more, physical therapy aide or dental assistant?

I am in California. I am thinking to become either dental assistant or physical therapy aide. I am not asking about Registered dental assistants (I know that I will need to take additional classes and take board exam, and they earn better money). If I will not become Registered D A, how much can I earn? Is it better to be a physical therapy aide, do they make same earnings? Thank you.

Asked By: TSTS - 8/11/2011
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
According to the bureau of labor and statistics, most physical therapy aides were making around $23,000 a year as a median wage.Whereas for dental assistants, it was around $32,000 a year. However, it wasn't definitive between those who are registered and those who are not... More
Answered By: mistify - 8/12/2011
Additional Answers (4)
I dunno who earns more, physical therapy aide or dental assistant in California but Physical therapy is "cleaner" than dental assistant. u don t have to deal with blood or bad breath....
Answered By: Hicham - 8/11/2011
 
PT aides make about minimum wage. Not a career.
Source(s):
Answered By: Mary - 8/12/2011
 
physical therapy aides are not paid that well. The better choice if you are looking at wages would be dental Assistant. With regards to Physical therapy aides, they are lower level employees. Physical Therapy Assistants actually make almost double, although this requires a 2 years associate degree. I suppose one could... More
Source(s):
Answered By: James - 8/14/2011
 
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos167.htm#oes_links
Source(s):
Answered By: Sarah L - 8/15/2011
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
www.HiringLocally.com
Sobre 287 Trabajos en tu area. $15-87/hora - Aplica Ahora.
JobsToLatinos.com

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-218
eTrustLogo