Physical therapist is a great job. You will be able to go from bachelors to masters, and if you choose to you can go for a doctorate degree in physical therapy. Each next level offers higher income opportunity. According to indeed.com average salary for physical therapy assistant is $51,000/ year, while with masters and doctorate degree average salary is $92,000 a year.
There is also a variety of career opportunities. You can work for hospitals, private institutions or open your own practice.