Physical Therapist Assistants in Houston pull down an average of $28.94 per hour. The majority of Physical Therapist Assistants in Houston, Texas claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Houston Physical Therapist Assistants who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. Nearly one-fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and just over a half claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$38,978 - $87,164  
   
Bonus
$5,200  
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$41,262 - $91,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Hourly Rate
$20.99 - $43.53  
   
Overtime
$47.14  
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$41,262 - $91,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,264,262
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Physical Therapist Assistants in Houston with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $51K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $60K. For Physical Therapist Assistants in Houston, Texas, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $69K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $70K.

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Experience Affects Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 14%

Geriatrics
up arrow 10%

Orthopedics
up arrow 10%

Patient Education
up arrow 10%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 9%


National Average
$59,000

Acute Care
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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