Physical Therapists Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for physical therapists in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physical therapists amongst Texas 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 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Physical Therapists in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,640
25th Percentile Wage
$74,500
50th Percentile Wage
$92,310
75th Percentile Wage
$114,550
90th Percentile Wage
$139,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical therapists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $139,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of physical therapists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$92,310
1.83% 7.07%
2016
$90,620
-0.53% -
2015
$91,100
3.37% -
2014
$88,030
0.66% -
2013
$87,450
1.91% -
2012
$85,780
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Physical Therapists in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physical therapists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physical therapists in state of Texas ranges from $78,190 to $131,060. The highest paying area for physical therapists in Texas is Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $131,060. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $123,860). The lowest paying area is College Station-Bryan with a median annual salary of $78,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$131,060
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$123,860
Victoria
$110,510
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$110,140
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$106,660
Corpus Christi
$106,100
Tyler
$99,040
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$98,300
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$97,960
Midland
$97,610
Brownsville-Harlingen
$97,070
Longview
$96,060
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$94,090
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$93,670
Waco
$93,440
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$93,140
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$92,090
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$91,880
Fort Worth-Arlington
$91,360
Abilene
$90,220
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$88,890
El Paso
$88,370
Laredo
$85,210
Wichita Falls
$83,600
Sherman-Denison
$83,310
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$81,980
San Angelo
$81,650
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$80,390
Texarkana-Texarkana
$79,380
Amarillo
$79,180
Odessa
$78,390
Lubbock
$78,250
College Station-Bryan
$78,190




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