Sunning in the sand when you're not on shift, exploring the wild of the Everglades or popping in to some of the nation's most popular theme parks — these are just some of the things that you can do on your days off as a travel OT in Florida. But first you need your Florida OT license. We've started the process by doing all the research for you, so check out the links on this page for more information. You'll also find information about Florida occupational therapy salaries and OT travel jobs in the state.
Plus, we're available to answer questions if they come up during the process. You can email or call our recruiters and other staff for help.
How to Get Your Florida Occupational Therapy License
The Florida Department of Health's Board of Occupational Therapy takes up to 6 weeks to process license applications, so it's important to get started as soon as possible to ensure you have the right paperwork when your assignment is ready. The average Florida OT salary is just below the national average, but because the cost of living in the state is around the national average, your spending power is still decent. Plus, you may be able to earn more as an allied traveler.
The Sunshine State's snowbird and retired population puts a strain on medical resources, which means allied travelers are often in demand. And we've got everything you need to get or renew your Florida OT license on this page. If you need anything else along the way, don't hesitate to reach out for more assistance.
How long does it take to receive your occupational therapy license in Florida?
It typically takes between 5 and 6 weeks to receive your occupational license in Florida. This is average compared to other occupational therapy licenses across the United States.
Florida Occupational Therapy contact information
Department of Health
Board of Occupational Therapy
P.O. Box 6330
Tallahassee, FL 32314-6330
Phone: (850) 245-4373
Fax: (850) 414-6860
Florida Occupational Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Our team works to make the process as easy as possible for all our allied travelers, and that includes perks such as housing stipends and dedicated recruiters to assist you along the way. You can also earn great money as a traveling OT — often more than your counterparts in traditional positions. The Bureau of Labor Statistics places the average OT salary in Florida at around $83,550.
Whether you just want to spend some time in the shadow of Disney or you can't wait to hit the beaches every time you're off, occupational therapy travel jobs in Florida can be an ideal career move. You can make new friends, add important experience to your resume and make great money, all while enjoying health benefits and other perks when you work with Med Travelers.