Texas Physician Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Physician Assistants in Texas

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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

Schools for Physician Assistants in Texas are listed below.

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More Texas Physician Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Baylor College of Medicine Houston Doctorate & First Professional 1,398
Baylor University Waco Doctorate & First Professional 14,174
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock Doctorate & First Professional 2,616
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio Doctorate & First Professional 2,868
The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston Doctorate 2,422
The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg Doctorate 17,435
University of North Texas Health Science Center Forth Worth Doctorate & First Professional 1,153
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas 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, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Austin 330 $95110 0.5
Round Rock 330 $95110 0.5
Houston 1790 $102880 0.86
The Woodlands 1790 $102880 0.86
Sugar Land 1790 $102880 0.86
Beaumont 50 $105570 0.39
Port Arthur 50 $105570 0.39
Brownsville 140 $119740 1.42
Harlingen 140 $119740 1.42
Corpus Christi 50 $96970 0.4
Dallas 1690 $100590 0.72
Fort Worth 1690 $100590 0.72
Arlington 1690 $100590 0.72
El Paso 80 $114070 0.4
San Antonio 590 $93860 0.87
New Braunfels 590 $93860 0.87
Longview 50 $126410 0.71
Lubbock 50 $99620 0.56
McAllen 200 $103740 1.13
Edinburg 200 $103740 1.13
Mission 200 $103740 1.13
Killeen 120 $98390 1.25
Temple 120 $98390 1.25
Sherman 60 $58090 2.09
Denison 60 $58090 2.09
Tyler 70 $116130 1
Waco 0 $100100 0
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