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Fast Facts for Physician Assistants in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tyler, Killeen and Wichita Falls
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Austin, El Paso and Fort Worth
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth

Salaries for Physician Assistants in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lubbock, Tyler and Houston

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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Boost, a student assistance program, is available for online students, and offers counseling services, a personalized web portal, and more.
  • All online students are assigned a personal advisor that works with the student until graduation.
  • Online students have 24/7 access to course materials and IT support.
  • Online programs are offered in Texas, Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Virginia.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
Programs
  • Medical Administrative Assisting Technology
  • Medical Assisting
  • Offers several program options in healthcare and wellness, skilled trades, and business.
  • Provides career assistance services including resume and cover letter writing, interview prep, and professional partnerships with regional employers for employment opportunities.
  • Classes start every month.
  • Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), and the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) for the San Antonio branch.
  • 5 campuses in Brownsville, Corpus Christi, McAllen, San Antonio, and Weslaco.
Programs
  • Medical Assistant

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

About Education Corporation of America

Education Corporation of America's institutions broaden access to postsecondary educational opportunities.

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Corpus Christi
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Designated a Military Friendly School by Victoria Media in 2015.
  • Offers various scholarship opportunities to military students who qualify.
  • Provides programs in Allied Healthcare, Information Technology, Cosmetology, HVAC, Business, Massage Therapy and Veterinary Technology.
  •  Institutionally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), with online accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 6 campuses across Texas, with a campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico and online.
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College Station
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Programs
  • DIP - Medical Assistant

The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. We have a long history of offering new direction to students.

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Lubbock
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant

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Southern Careers Institute has maintained a tradition of career training for over 50 years in Texas with campuses in Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Pharr, San Antonio & Online courses available to anyone, anywhere.

 

At SCI, we have made it our mission to provide our students with the training they need to be successful in a new career. We offer career training in Medical, Business, Skilled Trades, Cosmetology, & Technology programs. These certification-based programs are designed to make our graduates some of the most marketable job candidates.

 

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San Antonio
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More Texas Physician Assistant Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
1,398
Waco
Doctorate & First Professional
14,174
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
2,616
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
2,868
Galveston
Doctorate
2,422
Edinburg
Doctorate
17,435
Forth Worth
Doctorate & First Professional
1,153
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
2,253

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physician Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Physician Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Physician Assistants relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Austin 330 $97,400
Round Rock 330 $97,400
Beaumont 50 $105,440
Port Arthur 50 $105,440
Brownsville 130 $114,130
Harlingen 130 $114,130
College Station -2222 $105,230
Bryan -2222 $105,230
Corpus Christi 30 $91,660
Dallas 2180 $105,040
Fort Worth 2180 $105,040
Arlington 2180 $105,040
El Paso 80 $113,180
Houston 1750 $106,820
The Woodlands 1750 $106,820
Sugar Land 1750 $106,820
San Antonio 670 $85,870
New Braunfels 670 $85,870
Longview 60 $101,760
Lubbock -2222 $102,070
McAllen 270 $98,970
Edinburg 270 $98,970
Mission 270 $98,970
Midland 40 $102,590
Killeen 160 $99,350
Temple 160 $99,350
Sherman -2222 $60,040
Denison -2222 $60,040
Tyler 90 $115,890
Waco 50 $39,370

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