Physical Therapy Schools In Texas

In Texas, there are 16 accredited schools where physical therapy classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy academic community in Texas, and the future trends in physical therapy training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Amarillo College

    2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, Texas 79109

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  2. Angelina College

    3500 South First, Lufkin, Texas 75902-1768

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  3. Angelo State University

    2601 W Avenue N, San Angelo, Texas 76909

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  4. Baylor University

    500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas 76798

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  5. Coastal Bend College

    3800 Charco Rd, Beeville, Texas 78102

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  6. Clarendon College

    1122 College Drive, Clarendon, Texas 79226

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  7. Hardin-Simmons University

    2200 Hickory, Abilene, Texas 79698-0001

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  8. Hill College

    112 Lamar Dr, Hillsboro, Texas 76645

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  9. Kilgore College

    1100 Broadway, Kilgore, Texas 75662-3299

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  10. Texas State University-San Marcos

    601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666

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  11. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

    5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75390-9096

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  12. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

    7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900

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  13. The University of Texas Medical Branch

    301 University Blvd, Galveston, Texas 77555-0129

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  14. The University of Texas at El Paso

    500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691

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  15. Texas Woman's University

    304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201

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  16. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

    3601 4th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79430

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Texas 11,870
National 180,280

Approximately 7% of the country's physical therapy professionals work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Texas

9,040 9,840 10,250 11,230 11,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy professionals is growing in Texas. There were 2,830 more physical therapy professionals working in Texas in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 31% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for physical therapy professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of physical therapy professionals has grown by 15% between 2006 and 2010.

Physical Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Texas

$73,440 $77,290 $78,550 $83,020 $86,390
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physical therapy professionals is growing, the salaries paid to physical therapy professionals are increasing in Texas. Physical therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $73,440 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $86,390 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$54,450
25th percentile
$67,030
50th percentile
$80,940
75th percentile
$98,050
90th percentile
$130,100

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Texas state, within the field of physical therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physical therapy professionals earn 139% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Texas

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

In Texas, physical therapy professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
6
doctor
10
Certificate
2
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As the number of physical therapy professionals is increasing in Texas state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited physical therapy schools in Texas state is also increasing. In Texas, there were 385 graduates in 2006. And there were 488 graduates from physical therapy courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Texas by 27%. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with an doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Texas

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