Employment Outlook

The employment outlook is fair in urban areas and better in rural communities. The starting salary range of a new graduate in the Tulsa area is approximately $42,000. Salaries vary with geographic location and the clinical practice setting. One hundred percent of last year's graduates were employed as physical therapist assistants within six months of graduation. Clinical settings include:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Nursing homes
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Home health agencies
  • School systems