Physical Therapist Assistant in Houston, Texas Salary

For Houston Physical Therapist Assistants, hourly average wages total $29.59 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by nearly one-half. Men make up a slight majority of Physical Therapist Assistants in Houston, Texas (57 percent) who responded to the survey. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,521 - $87,329
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$21.11 - $43.38
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$34,521 - $87,329  
   
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$40,284 - $91,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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$21.11 - $43.38  
   
Overtime
$49.75  
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$40,284 - $91,084  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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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:
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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
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

▲16%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

▲9%

Home Health/Home Care
▲9%

Rehabilitation
▲8%

Orthopedics
▲8%

Patient Education
▲8%

Long Term Care
▲5%


National Average
$61,000

Acute Care
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 29%