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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,980
25th Percentile Wage
$73,660
50th Percentile Wage
$90,620
75th Percentile Wage
$112,310
90th Percentile Wage
$141,430

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 $141,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.80
25th Percentile Wage
$35.40
50th Percentile Wage
$43.57
75th Percentile Wage
$54.00
90th Percentile Wage
$68.00

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical therapists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $68.00. The median hourly salary is $43.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.80.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of physical therapists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201690,620-0.53%5.34%
201591,1003.37%-
201488,0300.66%-
201387,4501.91%-
201285,780--

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 $76,520 to $144,210. The highest paying area for physical therapists in Texas is Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $144,210. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $120,060). The lowest paying area is Odessa with a median annual salary of $76,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$144,210
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$120,060
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$116,180
Victoria
$104,140
Corpus Christi
$103,180
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$102,070
Brownsville-Harlingen
$101,940
Laredo
$97,860
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$97,760
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$96,780
San Angelo
$95,950
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$94,670
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$93,550
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$93,290
Abilene
$92,810
Waco
$92,480
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$91,510
Tyler
$91,100
Wichita Falls
$90,450
Longview
$90,430
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$89,470
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$88,780
Midland
$86,390
Fort Worth-Arlington
$86,100
El Paso
$85,010
Lubbock
$83,260
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$82,780
College Station-Bryan
$82,770
Sherman-Denison
$82,600
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$81,420
Amarillo
$80,860
Texarkana-Texarkana
$79,380
Odessa
$76,520


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