Job Opportunities



Job Opportunities

St. Catherine has established a long and respected reputation among potential employers in Minnesota’s healthcare field. The program’s graduate employment rate is reflective of the healthy job market for those earning a PTA degree from St. Kate’s. The most current reported data can be found on our Program Outcomes/Licensure Information page.

Career resources

We are committed to helping our graduates find satisfying and meaningful careers. The Career Development Office works one-on-one with current students and alumni, guiding them through the job search process with the assistance of KatieCareer, a job and internship database.

Once you have set up an account with KatieCareer, you will have access to résumé-building assistance, interviewing workshops and our database of job openings. For more information, visit the Career Development website.

Employment Outlook

According to the 2014 edition of MnCareers* the growth of jobs in the state of Minnesota is described as “Above Average” and the job outlook is categorized as “Good”. The state median salary for physical therapist assistants is reported to be $44,400 annually ($22.20 hourly). The salary range is $33,400-$56,000 ($16.70-$28.30 hourly).

*publication produced by: iSeekSolutions, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities