Physical therapists at any stage of their career can find opportunities for growth in Oklahoma. Whether you're a recent graduate or an experienced professional, acquiring your state license is the first step. Here's your primer on where to apply for licensure, expected wait times and potential jobs once you're licensed. We've also included data on cost of living and average salaries in Oklahoma to give you a sense of how much you can tuck away in earnings.
If you're interested in this career path, our recruiters are a phone call or an email away. Feel free to get in touch with any questions and pave the way to a fulfilling physical therapy job in Oklahoma.
How to Get Your Oklahoma Physical Therapist License
Physical therapists typically receive state licensure in Oklahoma within four to eight weeks after submitting a complete application. Oklahoma is appealing for many PTs because of the chance to earn a competitive salary in an affordable location. The average annual salary for physical therapists in the state is higher than the national average, and the cost of living is 16% cheaper than the nationwide index.
Oklahoma offers plenty of choices for leisure activities when your shift ends. You can hike wilderness trails, paddle on a lake, descend into a cave or spend a weekend at a ranch. Browse our current job opportunities and find out where you can go with your PT license in Oklahoma.
How long does it take to receive your physical therapy license in Oklahoma?
It typically takes between four and eight weeks to receive your physical therapy license in Oklahoma. This is slow compared to other physical therapy licenses across the United States. Complete applications are reviewed at scheduled board meetings. Applications completed between meetings may be reviewed by the Board Secretary who can authorize practice.
Oklahoma physical therapy contact information
Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision
101 NE 51st Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-1821
Phone: (405) 962-1400
Fax: (405) 962-1440
Oklahoma Physical Therapist Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Physical therapists in Oklahoma earn an annual mean salary of $91,480, which is above the national average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Travel assignments often offer up to 20% more than staff positions.
These travel contracts are an appealing option for PTs who want to see different parts of the country. Our clinicians enjoy comprehensive health benefits, a retirement plan and life insurance. They also receive the services of recruiting, housing, licensure and benefits specialists who help to make your experience hassle-free.
If you're enticed by the idea of a travel physical therapy job, have a look at our current job postings. Even if you don't find the perfect match, apply today so our recruiters can help kick off your job search.