Obtain your occupational therapy license in Maryland and open the doors to rewarding jobs in home health, skilled nursing, hospital and school settings anywhere in the state. It's easy to get started — read on for information on applying for your license and finding a job that fits your qualifications.
Because there's a lot to consider when weighing career options, we've included data on average salaries and cost of living to help you make decisions. And because everyone has unique needs, our expert recruiters are ready to offer personal assistance in finding an OT job that's right for your situation.
How to Get Your Maryland Occupational Therapy License
License applications are overseen by Maryland's Board of Occupational Therapy Practice. There's no set time frame for processing applications, so if you know you want to work in Maryland, apply early. The annual mean salary for occupational therapists in the state is in line with the national average. Maryland is more expensive in terms of housing, groceries and transportation compared to the cost of living nationally. If you want to make it more affordable, consider an assignment as a travel OT, which offers perks such as a housing allowance or free, furnished accommodation.
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How long does it take to receive your occupational therapy license in Maryland?
There's no set time line for receiving your occupational therapy license in Maryland. The majority of complete applications qualify as routine, are reviewed and approved internally, and ratified by the board at its monthly meetings.
Maryland occupational therapy contact information
Maryland Board of Occupational Therapy Practice
55 Wade Avenue, Tuerk Building, 2nd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21228
Phone: (410) 402-8556
Fax: (410) 402-8561
Maryland Occupational Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Occupational therapists in Maryland earn an annual mean salary of $87,670, which is slightly higher than the national average. Travel OTs enjoy wages that are up to 20% higher than permanent staff, making a travel therapy career an enticing choice. You can accept short-term travel assignments in your preferred destinations and receive free housing, medical and dental benefits, a 401(k) retirement account and life insurance.
If you're ready to grow your career in Maryland, draw on the experience of our Med Travelers team. We can guide you through the licensure process, help find you a great travel OT job and set you up with clean, furnished housing near your assignment. Submit your application to get started.