Physical Therapist Assistant in Houston, Texas Salary

Physical Therapist Assistants in Houston take home approximately $31.08 per hour on average. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one in four lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and just over a half have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Houston Physical Therapist Assistants is high. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Physical Therapist Assistants in Houston, Texas making up 58 percent of survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,783 - $88,185
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$55K
$88K
MEDIAN: $55,000
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$22.56 - $36.24
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$0$88K
Salary $38,783 - $88,185
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$45,279 - $84,079
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $22.56 - $36.24
Overtime $48.88
Annual Data $0$84K
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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$45,279 - $84,079
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

Job Description for Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical therapist assistants are responsible for facilitating physical therapy tasks on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of interacting with patients, asking their medical histories, and providing the best service possible. They have a professional attitude that can help increase patient satisfaction.

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Physical Therapist Assistant Tasks

  • Fit and train patients for orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices, such as crutches.
  • Transport patients to and from treatment areas, lift and transfer them according to positioning requirements, secure into or onto therapy equipment.
  • Monitor operation of equipment and record use of equipment.
  • Observe and document the progress of treatment.
  • Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures.

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
4.0%

Physical Therapist Assistant Job Listings

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
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

▲11%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

▲5%

Home Health/Home Care
▲4%

Rehabilitation
▲3%

Orthopedics
▲3%

Patient Education
▲3%

Long Term Care
▲1%

National Average
$64,000


Acute Care
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 25%