The average annual and hourly salaries for physical therapist assistants in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physical therapist assistants among Texas metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$30,610|
|25th Percentile Wage||$53,840|
|50th Percentile Wage||$69,240|
|75th Percentile Wage||$85,220|
|90th Percentile Wage||$110,870|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapist assistants in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $110,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,610.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of physical therapist assistants from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physical therapist assistants in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapist assistants in state of Texas ranges from $56,830 to $113,010. The highest paying area for physical therapist assistants in Texas is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $113,010. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood (mean annual salary $83,340). The lowest paying area is Sherman-Denison with a median annual salary of $56,830.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood|| |
|Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Beaumont-Port Arthur|| |
|San Antonio-New Braunfels|| |
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown|| |
|Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos|| |
|Wichita Falls|| |
|Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|College Station-Bryan|| |
|Corpus Christi|| |
|Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|El Paso|| |