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Physical Therapist Assistant Salary
in Texas, United States

$51,721 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Physical Therapist Assistant is $51,721 a year and $25 an hour in Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Physical Therapist Assistant is between $37,779 and $63,351. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Physical Therapist Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Texas, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Performs physical therapy treatments on patients, working under direction of, and as assistant to, Physical Therapist.
  • Assists patients with active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, and gives therapeutic massage, and heat, light, sound, water, and electrical modality treatments, such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, ultraviolet, infrared, and hot and cold packs.
  • Applies traction to relieve neck and back pain, using intermittent and static traction equipment.
  • Instructs, motivates, and assists patients to learn and improve functional activities, such as perambulation, transfer, ambulation, and daily-living activities.
  • Observes patients during treatments, and compiles and evaluates data on patients' responses to treatments and progress and reports verbally or in writing to Physical Therapist.
Physical Therapist Assistant Job Prevalence in Texas, United States

Job family: Physical Therapist Assistants

Job family population: 90,170

Estimated population of Physical Therapist Assistant jobs: 83,966

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Texas, United States

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Description: Texas (, locally ; Spanish: Texas or Tejas, pronounced [ˈtexas] (listen)) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast. Houston is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth largest in the U.S., while San Antonio is the second...

Physical Therapist Assistant Job Listings for Texas, United States

Physical Therapist Assistant
Jun 17
Texas City, TX, USA
Hughes Chiropractic
We are seeking a Therapist / Assistant to join our team! You will participate in physical rehabilitative programs to improve patient quality of life.Position will include training for light ...
Physical Therapist Assistant **Sign on Bonus**
Jun 13
Beaumont, United States
Christus Health
As a Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant, you are a member of the health care team who assists the physical therapist with patient care by implementing treatment plans. Maintains patient records and ...
Physical Therapy Assistant PTA
Jun 16
Houston, TX, USA
seeking PTA with min 3 years experience Company Description www.4justicehcg.com
Physical Therapy Assistant
May 17
Schertz, TX, USA
TSAOG Orthopaedics
Lead Physical Therapist DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: * PTA will document treatment plan per documentation guidelines, this will include, but not limited to: * Documenting each treatment ...
Physical Therapy Asst
May 2
Fort Worth, TX, USA
Cook Children's Medical Center
Licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant * CPR BLS required Cook Children's is an EOE/AA - Minority/Females/Disability/Vet Company Description Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an ...
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