Physical Therapy Assistant in Oklahoma

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Schools Offering Physical Therapy Assisting Programs in Oklahoma


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Oklahoma students graduate with degrees in physical therapy assisting. In other words, every year an estimated 121 physical therapy assistants graduate from Oklahoma's 8 physical therapy assistant schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a physical therapy assistant program is Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus. Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in Tulsa. In 2010, 39 students graduated from Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus' physical therapy assistant program.

The second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a physical therapy assistant program is Caddo Kiowa Technology Center. Caddo Kiowa Technology Center, which was ranked 69th in the country in 2010, is located in Fort Cobb. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Caddo Kiowa Technology Center physical therapy assistant program.

The third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a physical therapy assistant program is Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Southwestern Oklahoma State University, which was ranked 75th in the country in 2010, is located in Weatherford. In 2010, Southwestern Oklahoma State University graduated 10 students from its physical therapy assistant programs. The tuition rate at Southwestern Oklahoma State University was $4,335 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Oklahoma's physical therapy assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,840 per year, though tuition can range from $4,335 per year to $2,216 per year. In 2010, the following Oklahoma physical therapy assistant schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Southwestern Oklahoma State University - located in Weatherford, students are charged $4,335 per year
  2. Murray State College - located in Tishomingo, students are charged $2,990 per year
  3. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College - located in Miami, students are charged $2,778 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Oklahoma physical therapy assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Carl Albert State College - located in Poteau, students are charged $2,216 per year
  2. Tulsa Community College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $2,400 per year
  3. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College - located in Miami, students are charged $2,778 per year

A physical therapy assistant degree from an Oklahoma school... what next?

Most people who graduate from physical therapy assistant school in Oklahoma go on to work as a physical therapy assistant. If you decide to work as a physical therapy assistant in Oklahoma, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,250 Oklahoma physical therapy assistants as of 2010. The Oklahoma counties with the largest populations of physical therapy assistants are:

  1. Canadian County - 510 physical therapy assistants
  2. Creek County - 360 physical therapy assistants
  3. Atoka County - 80 physical therapy assistants

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of physical therapy assistants in the state of Oklahoma will grow to 1,600. This would require a 29% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, physical therapy assistants earn $46,790 per year. However, Oklahoma physical therapy assistants earned anywhere in the range from as less than $22,030 per year to more than $90,040 per year in 2010. The counties in Oklahoma with the highest average salary for a physical therapy assistant are:

  1. Cherokee County - $61,120 per year
  2. Comanche County - $54,690 per year
  3. Beckham County - $47,860 per year

On average, physical therapy assistants earns the least in the following Oklahoma counties:

  1. Adair County - $39,790 per year
  2. Creek County - $41,880 per year
  3. Atoka County - $42,460 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in physical therapy assisting in Oklahoma and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy or allied health, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy Assisting in Oklahoma
  • Certificate in Physical Therapy Assisting in Oklahoma

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,555 miles from location Tulsa Community College Tulsa OK 12.6303 n/a 19,730
6,714 miles from location Southwestern Oklahoma State University Weatherford OK 24.705 71% 5,010
6,607 miles from location Murray State College Tishomingo OK 12.8665 n/a 2,604
6,487 miles from location Carl Albert State College Poteau OK 13.4867 n/a 2,473
6,494 miles from location Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Miami OK 17.4104 n/a 2,191
6,554 miles from location Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus Tulsa OK 33.5391 100% 1,393
6,702 miles from location Caddo Kiowa Technology Center Fort Cobb OK 30.5143 n/a 183
6,683 miles from location Chisholm Trail Technology Center Omega OK 18.4787 n/a 173
 

Curious what studying Physical Therapy Assistant gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Oklahoma

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Physical Therapist Assistants + 1,250 $46,790 23.8%
2
Physical Therapist Aides + 730 $22,810 -7.6%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are physical therapy assistant related jobs in Oklahoma