Physical Therapist Assistant in Tulsa Salary

A Physical Therapist Assistant in Tulsa, Oklahoma earns an average wage of $31.10 per hour.

Job Description for Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical therapist assistants are responsible for facilitating physical therapy tasks on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of interacting with patients, asking their medical histories, and providing the best service possible. They have a professional attitude that can help increase patient satisfaction.

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Physical Therapist Assistant Tasks

  • Fit and train patients for orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices, such as crutches.
  • Transport patients to and from treatment areas, lift and transfer them according to positioning requirements, secure into or onto therapy equipment.
  • Monitor operation of equipment and record use of equipment.
  • Observe and document the progress of treatment.
  • Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures.

About Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa County, Oklahoma
403,091
Male:
197,437 (49.0%)
Female:
205,654 (51.0%)
Tulsa /ˈtʌlsə/ is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 47th-most populous city in the United States. As of July 2015, the population was 403,505, an increase of 11,599 over that reported in the 2010 Census. It is the principal municipality of the Tulsa Metropolitan Area, a region with 981,005 residents in the MSA and 1,151,172 in the CSA. The city serves as the county seat of Tulsa County, the most densely populated county in Oklahoma, with urban development extending into Osage, Rogers, and Wagoner counties. Tulsa was settled between 1828 and 1836 by the Lochapoka Band of Creek Native American tribe. For most of the 20th century, the city held the nickname "Oil Capital of the World" and played a major role as one of the most important hubs for the American oil industry. Once heavily dependent on the oil industry, economic downturn and subsequent diversification efforts created an...
Tulsa:
$43,322
Oklahoma:
$48,568
$768
Tulsa:
$133,700
Oklahoma:
$126,800
4.2%

Physical Therapist Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Physical Therapist Assistant

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
22%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries

Geriatrics
▲17%

National Average
$55,000

Orthopedics
▼6%

Physical Therapy
▼9%

Home Health/Home Care
▼11%

Rehabilitation
▼12%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 38%