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Physical Therapy Schools In Oklahoma

In Oklahoma, there are 5 accredited schools where physical therapy classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physical therapy academic community in Oklahoma, and the future trends in physical therapy training at the following levels:


  1. Langston University

    102 Page Hall, Langston, Oklahoma 73050

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  2. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

    1100 N Lindsay, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104-5499

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  3. Oklahoma Baptist University

    500 W University, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804

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  4. Oklahoma City Community College

    7777 S May Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73159-9987

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  5. Oral Roberts University

    7777 S Lewis Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74171

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Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Oklahoma 1,810
National 180,280

Of all of the physical therapy professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oklahoma.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Oklahoma

1,940 1,850 1,770 1,820 1,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy is a shrinking field in Oklahoma. In 2010 there were 130 less physical therapy professionals working in Oklahoma than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physical therapy has shrunk by 7% in Oklahoma. This decline is slower than the change in the number of physical therapy professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of physical therapy professionals has grown by 15% from 2006 to 2010.

Physical Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Oklahoma

$72,260 $68,480 $69,250 $69,630 $74,970
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physical therapy professionals are growing in Oklahoma. In 2006 physical therapy professionals made a mean salary of $72,260 per year, and in 2010 they made $74,970 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Oklahoma

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, physical therapy professionals' salaries grew by 4% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Oklahoma state, within the field of physical therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physical therapy professionals earn 115% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine

In Oklahoma, physical therapy professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of physical therapy professionals is decreasing in Oklahoma state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited physical therapy schools in Oklahoma state is increasing. In 2006, 98 students graduated from physical therapy courses in Oklahoma. And in 2010, 107 students graduated.

This represents a 9% increase in the number of physical therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Oklahoma state. 33% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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