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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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Altierus is a non-profit, higher educational school system with 21 campuses in 11 states, operated as Altierus Career College or Career Education. And being a student here is different. Because we don't see you as just a student. We see you as an individual within our community with your own reasons for being here.

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Houston
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SPARK SUCCESS WITH SCI

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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Harlingen
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WELCOME TO KAPLAN UNIVERSITY

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For 80 years, we’ve been preparing students for career success. We’ve led the wayso that our students can too.

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Purdue University, one of the nation's most respected universities, will acquire Kaplan University and create a new, nonprofit, public institution within the Purdue system. Pending regulatory approvals, this exciting transition is expected to take place later this year. This change will be seamless—during the transition, you will still be able to enroll at Kaplan University, earn a high-quality education, and meet your educational and career goals.

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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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  • Offers accelerated programs w/ flexible schedules & professional instruction
  • Multiple accredited campuses across 9 states including CA, TX, NV, & PA
  • 10 + programs including Practical Nursing, Dental and Medical Assisting
  • Provides professional development training & career planning resources
  • Military Student Center (MSC) is committed to the success of military students
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San Antonio
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  • 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.
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Brownsville
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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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Lubbock
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More Texas Physician Assistant Schools

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

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

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Austin-Round Rock 330 $97,580
Beaumont-Port Arthur 50 $92,040
Brownsville-Harlingen 130 $115,270
College Station-Bryan N/A $100,600
Corpus Christi 30 $88,960
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 2180 $96,420
El Paso 80 $118,240
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 1750 $100,270
San Antonio-New Braunfels 670 $82,220
Longview 60 $128,770
Lubbock N/A $102,180
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission 270 $98,630
Midland 40 $127,730
Killeen-Temple 160 $95,750
Sherman-Denison N/A $79,020
Tyler 90 $117,690
Waco 50 $75,120

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