Physical Therapy Assistant Schools In Oklahoma

Physical Therapy Assistant classes faculty can choose to work at one of 8 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Oklahoma. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy assistant academic community in Oklahoma, and the future trends in physical therapy assistant training at the following levels:

  • Physical Therapy Assistant Certificate
  • Associates degree in Physical Therapy Assistant


Schools

  1. Carl Albert State College

    1507 S McKenna, Poteau, Oklahoma 74953-5208

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  2. Murray State College

    One Murray Campus, Tishomingo, Oklahoma 73460

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  3. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College

    200 I St NE, Miami, Oklahoma 74354

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  4. Southwestern Oklahoma State University

    100 Campus Dr, Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096-3098

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  5. Tulsa Community College

    6111 E Skelly Dr, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135-6198

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  6. Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus

    3420 S Memorial Drive, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74145-1390

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  7. Caddo Kiowa Technology Center

    100 Career Tech Road, Fort Cobb, Oklahoma 73038-0190

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  8. Chisholm Trail Technology Center

    State Highway 33, Omega, Oklahoma 73764

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Oklahoma 1,980
National 111,860

Of all of the physical therapy assistant professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Oklahoma state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy assistant professionals In Oklahoma

1,700 1,660 1,840 1,900 1,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physical therapy assistant professionals is growing in Oklahoma. 280 more physical therapy assistant professionals were working in Oklahoma in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physical therapy assistant has grown by 16% in Oklahoma. This is faster than the trend for physical therapy assistant professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of physical therapy assistant professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Physical Therapy Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Oklahoma

$28,765 $29,635 $31,220 $32,460 $34,800
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physical therapy assistant professionals are growing in Oklahoma. Physical therapy assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $28,765 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $34,800 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy assistant professionals in Oklahoma

10th percentile
$20,125
25th percentile
$25,185
50th percentile
$33,460
75th percentile
$40,885
90th percentile
$50,350

Thus, there was a 17% growth in physical therapy assistant professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Oklahoma, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of physical therapy assistant. The pay differential between the highest paid physical therapy assistant professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 150%

Average Salaries for Physical therapy assistant professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

Physical Therapy
$74,970
Physical Therapy Assistant
$34,800
Sports Medicine
$44,095

In Oklahoma, physical therapy assistant professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy Assistant programs available for each degree type for all schools in Oklahoma

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total8

The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited physical therapy assistant schools in Oklahoma is increasing. In 2006, 83 students graduated from physical therapy assistant courses in Oklahoma. And in 2010, 121 students graduated.

This represents a 46% increase in the number of physical therapy assistant degree or certificate school graduates in Oklahoma state. A majority of these graduates, or 63%, graduated with an associate's degree in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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