Physical Therapist Assistant in Houston, Texas Salary

Houston Physical Therapist Assistants pull down an average of $29.59 per hour. While just under one in three report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and close to one-half have dental, as well. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Physical Therapist Assistants in Houston making up 56 percent of survey respondents. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

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$34,765 - $86,938  
   
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$40,596 - $90,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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$21.30 - $43.00  
   
Overtime
$48.88  
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$40,596 - $90,228  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 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:
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Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
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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.


Houston Physical Therapist Assistants with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $51K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $61K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Physical Therapist Assistants in Houston, Texas make a median salary of $69K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $71K.

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
17%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

▲16%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲10%

Geriatrics
▲9%

Rehabilitation
▲8%

Orthopedics
▲7%

Patient Education
▲7%

Long Term Care
▲5%


National Average
$61,000

Acute Care
▼19%

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
17%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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