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Fast Facts for Physical Therapist Assistants in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Laredo, Victoria and Tyler
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Austin, Dallas and Houston
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and San Antonio

Salaries for Physical Therapist Assistants in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: McAllen, Corpus Christi and Texarkana

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  • Students participate in an externship program with partnered organizations, where they can get real-world experience.
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, and offers a 20% military discount for students who qualify.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
  • 6 campuses located in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio, Texas, with online programs available in Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia.
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San Antonio
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  • Gain Knowledge and Skills While You Earn Your Nursing Degree at Fortis!
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Grand Prairie
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  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
  • A student-focused program with a multidisciplinary approach to massage therapy
  • Dallas & Houston campuses accredited by ACCET
  • Arlington campus accredited by ACCSC
  • 7½ month full-time & 12 month evening programs, perfect for busy schedules
  • Career services assistance is provided to graduates throughout their careers
  • Classes start November 13!
     
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Arlington
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  • Offers career programs in accounting, cosmetology, massage therapy, physical fitness training, and more.
  • Provides hands-on training led by instructors who have relevant, on-the-job experience.
  • Each campus features a public salon and spa for student practice.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET) and Council on Occupational Education (COE).
  • 11 campuses across California, Texas, Nevada and Idaho, as well as 8 additional Milan Institute of Cosmetology campuses.
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San Antonio
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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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  • 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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Las Cruces
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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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  • Work in the fascinating and rewarding field of psychology - earn your bachelor's or master's degree online with Grand Canyon University.
  • The College of Humanities and Social Sciences promotes research, creativity, ethical formation and inquiry through critical, analytical and interdisciplinary study.
  • GCU's bachelor's and master's in psychology degrees combine academic theory with practical application.
  • Gain a comprehensive study of human behavior within a Christian values-oriented environment designed to emphasize compassion and ethics.
  • Join a values-based community surrounded by compassion, ethics and research on human behavior.
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media for the 4th consecutive year.
  • Listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2013, for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Links students to hundreds of training opportunities ( beyond their traditional internships and practicum) at their many “partner agencies” in each of their local communities. 
  • Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

More Texas Physical Therapy Assistant Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
Austin
Associate
33,508
Brenham
Associate
14,589
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
El Paso
Associate
25,023
Houston
Associate
43,518
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Laredo
Associate
7,831
The Woodlands
Associate
39,756
Waco
Associate
8,079
Corsicana
Associate
7,560
Mount Pleasant
Associate
1,010
Odessa
Associate
4,580
Carthage
Associate
1,891
Pasadena
Associate
23,805
McAllen
Bachelor
19,827
San Antonio
Associate
9,256
Fort Worth
Associate
37,948
Wharton
Associate
5,892

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physical Therapist 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:
Physical Therapist Assistants

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Austin-Round Rock 300 $63,160
Abilene 30 $60,820
Amarillo 110 $58,960
Beaumont-Port Arthur 60 $56,900
Brownsville-Harlingen 80 $72,490
College Station-Bryan 50 $64,020
Corpus Christi 230 $80,340
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 2050 $75,260
El Paso 290 $52,930
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 1120 $66,710
San Antonio-New Braunfels 600 $74,500
Laredo 70 $74,240
Longview 40 $75,780
Lubbock 100 $67,070
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission 190 $73,930
Midland N/A $54,660
Killeen-Temple 70 $59,890
Sherman-Denison 40 $64,170
Tyler 160 $79,580
Waco 60 $69,570
Wichita Falls 90 $67,560

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