Primary Care Opportunity in Central OK - Low Cost of Living - 85 Miles W of OKC

Physician: Family Practice
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:10217
Verified Date:08/04/2022
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Family Practice Internal Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician for a Primary Care opportunity.
  • Combination of inpatient/outpatient duties

Compensation Details

  • Employed position
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Full Benefits
  • Relocation Assistance

Community Details

  • Located 14 miles west of Clinton is Foss State Park. Foss is known for its spectacular sunsets.
  • Foss Lake boasts 60 miles of shoreline and some of the best camping in Oklahoma.
  • The park offers six recreational vehicle campgrounds and a 17-mile multi-purpose trail.
  • Clinton is also home to the Route 66 Museum, Oklahoma's oldest Indian trading post multiple parks, golf courses and theaters, as well as an outdoor amphitheater.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In Oklahoma City. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early.  

The Housing Market.  4 beds 3 baths 3,281 sqft Not just a pool but a diving pool. (deep end 12 Ft. deep) Move in ready. House is total electric. Gas fireplace logs.  Home can be yours for $259,000.

The Community.  Located in the heart of the Western Oklahoma on Historic Route 66, Clinton is known as the Hub City of Western Oklahoma.  Positioned in a large valley surrounded by scenic rolling hills and wide-open spaces, Clinton, Oklahoma is a small community about 10,000 residents with access to larger metro areas. For outdoor enthusiasts, hiking and fishing at nearby Foss Lake are popular activities. 

The Employer.  Conveniently situated in the heart of Western Oklahoma. Located 85 miles west of Oklahoma City and is easily accessed via Interstate 40, Highway 183, and Highway 73. The hospital serves customers from Beckham, Blaine, Caddo, Custer, Dewey, Kiowa and Washita counties. 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 276 miles: Dallas, TX (DFW / KDFW) Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 82 miles to Oklahoma City, OK
  • 173 miles to Tulsa, OK
  • 176 miles to Wichita, KS
  • 211 miles to Lubbock, TX
  • 214 miles to Fort Worth, TX

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 84 miles: Oklahoma City, OK (OKC / KOKC) Will Rogers World Airport
  • 101 miles: Lawton, OK (LAW / KLAW) Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport
  • 141 miles: Wichita Falls, TX (SPS / KSPS) Wichita Falls Municipal Airport
  • 170 miles: Amarillo, TX (AMA / KAMA) Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $119,558
  • City Cost of Living Index - 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 89.2

Colleges and Universities:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 16 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 62 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Cameron University (about 70 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 76 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 79 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,784)


  • 52.5% White alone
  • 33.3% Hispanic
  • 6.2% Two or more races
  • 3.9% Black alone
  • 3.2% American Indian alone
  • 1.8% Asian alone


  • State Income Tax Rate - 2.58%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4.5%
  • County Tax Rate - 4.27%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.74%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)


  • Acme Brick Park
  • McLain Rogers Park
  • Water-Zoo Clinton Indoor Water Park
  • Weatherford R/C Flyers Field

Arts & Culture:

  • Clinton Arts Council
  • Southwest Playhouse Fine Art Center, Inc.
  • Hub City Arts Festival

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Oklahoma City Thunder are an American professional basketball team based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • The Oklahoma Sooners softball team is the softball team that represents University of Oklahoma in the sport of women's softball.
  • The Tulsa Golden Hurricane men's basketball team represents the University of Tulsa in Tulsa, in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Baseball Fields, Softball Fields and Soccer Fields
  • Clinton Community YMCA
  • Olympic Gold Gymnastics
  • Crossfit 447


  • Jaycee Lane Shopping Center
  • Dupree Flowers & Gifts
  • Cherokee Trading Post & Boot Outlet
  • Pink Zebra

Top Five things to do:

  1. Oklahoma Route 66 Museum
  2. Water-Zoo Clinton Indoor Water Park
  3. Lucky Star Casino - Clinton
  4. McLain Rogers Park
  5. Acme Brick Park