Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Texas

Physical Therapy Assistant classes faculty can choose to work at one of 18 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Texas. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physical therapy assistant in the state of Texas, which encompasses physical therapy assistant training at the following levels:

  • Physical Therapy Assistant Certificate
  • Associates degree in Physical Therapy Assistant


Schools

  1. Amarillo College

    2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, Texas 79109

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  2. Austin Community College District

    5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, Texas 78752

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  3. Blinn College

    902 College Ave, Brenham, Texas 77833-4098

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  4. Del Mar College

    101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897

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  5. El Paso Community College

    919 Hunter Drive, El Paso, Texas 79915-1908

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  6. Western Technical College in El Paso on Diana Drive

    9451 Diana Drive, El Paso, Texas 79924

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  7. Houston Community College

    3100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

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  8. Kilgore College

    1100 Broadway, Kilgore, Texas 75662-3299

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  9. Laredo Community College

    West End Washington St, Laredo, Texas 78040-4395

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  10. McLennan Community College

    1400 College Dr, Waco, Texas 76708

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  11. Lone Star College System

    5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381-4399

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  12. Northeast Texas Community College

    2886 FM 1735, Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455

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  13. Odessa College

    201 W University, Odessa, Texas 79764

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  14. St. Philip's College

    1801 Martin Luther King Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78203-2098

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  15. San Jacinto Community College

    8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, Texas 77501-2007

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  16. Tarrant County College District

    1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6524

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  17. Wharton County Junior College

    911 Boling Hwy, Wharton, Texas 77488

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  18. South Texas College

    3201 W Pecan, McAllen, Texas 78502-9701

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Texas 8,660
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals that work in the US, approximately 8% work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Texas

8,720 7,790 7,700 7,170 8,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy Assistant is a shrinking field in Texas. 60 less physical therapy assistant professionals were working in Texas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Texas, this field has shrunk by 1% in four years. This decline is slower than the national trend for physical therapy assistant professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of physical therapy assistant professionals working around the nation.

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Texas

$32,375 $36,140 $37,530 $41,945 $42,450
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is declining, the salaries paid to physical therapy assistant professionals are increasing in Texas. Physical therapy assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $32,375 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $42,450 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$27,990
25th percentile
$33,580
50th percentile
$39,685
75th percentile
$48,995
90th percentile
$60,430

This represents a 24% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 116% pay differential between the highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of physical therapy assistant in Texas.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy assistant professionals and related professions in Texas

Physical Therapy
$86,390
Physical Therapy Assistant
$42,450
Sports Medicine
$55,438

Physical therapy assistant professionals in Texas earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant programs available for each degree type for all schools in Texas

associate
18
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
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As the number of physical therapy assistant professionals is decreasing in Texas state, the number of students graduating from the 18 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Texas state is decreasing. In Texas, there were 253 graduates in 2006. And there were 242 graduates from physical therapy assistant courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 4% percent decrease in the number of physical therapy assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Texas. A majority of these graduates, or 95%, graduated with an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Texas

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