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Is Texas a good place for you to work as an Exercise Physiologist?

21.8% Jobs Projection
$43,320 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Exercise Physiologists in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Exercise Physiologists in Texas is growing faster than average.

  • Exercise Physiologists in Texas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Exercise Physiologists Work in Texas?

In Texas, there were 490 people working as Exercise Physiologists in the year 2018.

There were 360 Exercise Physiologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Exercise Physiologists in TX Employment Trend

The typical state has 125 Exercise Physiologists working in it, which means Texas has more Exercise Physiologists than average.

Exercise Physiologists in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Exercise Physiologists in this state are growing at a rate of 21.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.2%.

Job Projections for Exercise Physiologists: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 80 annual job openings, and 1,230 total jobs in 2026 for Exercise Physiologists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,100 annual jobs and 17,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Exercise Physiologists Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Exercise Physiologists ranged from $32,870 to $63,260 with $43,320 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.8 to $30.41. The median hourly rate was $20.83.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $20.96 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.13.

The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Exercise Physiologists Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas Metros for Exercise Physiologists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Exercise Physiologists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 220 $42,720
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 80 $47,030
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 50 $43,540

Top States for Exercise Physiologists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Exercise Physiologists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 490 $43,320
California 480 $65,720
Michigan 450 $47,760
Pennsylvania 420 $42,580
Illinois 410 $52,850
Florida 380 $50,270
Virginia 360 $56,780
New York 320 $58,980
North Carolina 270 $46,200
Minnesota 270 $56,720
Wisconsin 260 $53,660
Ohio 230 $49,000
Indiana 190 $47,720
Georgia 180 $46,030
Massachusetts 160 $54,480
Colorado 160 $47,620
Arizona 150 $50,420
New Jersey 130 $49,860
Missouri 120 $50,690
Maryland 110 $48,610

Below are the states where Exercise Physiologists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $65,720
New York $58,980
Virginia $56,780
Minnesota $56,720
Connecticut $55,340
Massachusetts $54,480
Wisconsin $53,660
Oregon $53,400
Illinois $52,850
New Hampshire $51,040

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Occupational Therapists 9,250
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Recreational Therapists 1,090


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