Dallas, TX (population: 1,304,930) has one physical therapy school within its city limits. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas has a total student population of 2,459. It is the 6023rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 344th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Physical Therapy students from Dallas schools who go on to become physical therapists, PTs, exercise physiologists, physical therapy assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 174,490 people working as physical therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,220. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area alone, there are 440 employed physical therapist aides earning an average salary of $22,150. Physical therapists in this area earn $82,470/yr and there are 2,030 employed.
Dallas lies in Dallas county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.989 out of every 1000 jobs in Dallas are held by physical therapists, and 0.217/1000 are held by physical therapist aides.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas ends up costing a student $/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dallas|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||16.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.9 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||26.6 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||32.4 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||33.3 miles|