Physical Therapy Pay in Texas - TX

An estimated 10,250 physical therapists are currently employed in Texas, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics.   The American Physical Therapy Association predicts growth in this field over the next 5 to 10 years, largely due in part to the growing number of those who will require care in outpatient, inpatient, and nursing home settings.

The average Texas physical therapist salary ranges from $71,000 to $97,000, depending on level and years of experience.  In comparison, national average salaries range from $75,000 to $103,000.  

Average salaries for select cities in the state are listed below:

Austin  $78,000
Abilene  $77,000
Brownsville  $79,000
Corpus Christi  $76,000
Dallas  $82,000
El Paso  $74,000
Fort Worth  $72,000
Houston  $86,000
San Antonio  $73,000


Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA)

The Texas Physical Therapy Association is the membership organization in the state that represents Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants.  It is a resource for the professional as well as the student interested in the field.  Information can be found regarding continuing education opportunities, employment and internship opportunities, legislative issues, and several other topics pertinent to the field.

Texas Physical Therapy Association
701 Brazos St
Suite 440
Austin TX 78701
512-477-1818 (phone)
512-477-1434 (fax)

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Another excellent resource is the American Physical Therapy Association.  This professional association serves over 72,000 members across the country and seeks to promote the profession of Physical Therapy through education and advancements in research, as well as legislative support to its members. 

American Physical Therapy Association
1111 N Fairfax St
Alexandria VA 22314
703-684-APTA (phone)
703-684-7343 (fax)

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