Travel Physical Therapist Jobs in Oklahoma

Oklahoma is an excellent destination for travel physical therapists, offering diverse healthcare opportunities in a variety of settings. From bustling cities such as Oklahoma City and Tulsa to rural towns, travel physical therapists can find work in renowned academic medical centers, community hospitals, and small clinics. From the state's beautiful natural scenery to its interesting cultural heritage, Oklahoma gives travel physical therapists a unique and rewarding experience in America's heartland.

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Oklahoma Travel Physical Therapist FAQ

The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of Oklahoma was $92,670 per year or $44.55 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $75,000 and $109,630 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Oklahoma or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $59,900, while the highest 10% earned more than $129,680. Oklahoma ranks 13 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Oklahoma ranks at 5. Typically, travel pt jobs will provide higher hourly and weekly pay than permanent positions in the same specialty, facility, and location. The estimated weekly gross pay listed for travel Physical Therapists is based on the specified hours per week listed on job cards and includes available stipend amounts.

In order to become a physical therapist in Oklahoma, applicants must complete all of the necessary requirements set forth by the Oklahoma Medical Board. First and foremost, applicants are required to submit an application to the OK Medical Board, which is available on their website. This must be done in addition to paying the appropriate license fee ($150 for PTs and $135 for PTAs). Applicants who are applying by endorsement from another state must ensure that their application is received by the State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision at least 30 days prior to any examination or Physical Therapy Committee meeting for consideration. Once all requirements have been met and verified, applicants will receive notification regarding their licensure eligibility status.

Yes, Oklahoma is a member state of the Physical Therapy Compact (PT Compact). The PT Compact is an agreement between member states to improve access to physical therapy services for the public by increasing the mobility of physical therapists and assistants. With the expansion of the PT Compact, physical therapists and assistants can now practice in multiple states including Oklahoma.