Physical Therapist Assistant in Houston, Texas Salary

Average Physical Therapist Assistants in Houston, Texas make around $31.26 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Houston Physical Therapist Assistants. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a majority and dental coverage is claimed by about one-half. Men make up a slight majority of Physical Therapist Assistants in Houston (56 percent) who responded to the survey. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,783 - $88,185
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MEDIAN: $53,513
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$23.27 - $41.34
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Salary $38,783 - $88,185
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$46,732 - $88,622
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $23.27 - $41.34
Overtime $50.54
Annual Data $0$88K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$46,732 - $88,622
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
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

Pay by Experience for a Physical Therapist Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Physical Therapist Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physical Therapist Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 8 salaries. A Physical Therapist Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Physical Therapist Assistant

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

▲11%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

▲4%

Home Health/Home Care
▲4%

Rehabilitation
▲3%

Orthopedics
▲3%

Patient Education
▲2%

Long Term Care
▼0%

National Average
$64,000


Acute Care
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 30%
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