Occupational therapists who have a license to practice in Massachusetts can access fantastic jobs, a great quality of life and exciting opportunities for adventure. Read through the resources on this page to see if an occupational therapy position in the Bay State is right for you.
We've got details on average salaries, cost of living, potential jobs and licensure requirements. If you're keen to learn more, our staffing specialists are happy to share their expertise and help you build your OT career in Massachusetts.
How to Get Your Massachusetts Occupational Therapy License
Licenses for occupational therapists are overseen by the Board of Allied Health Professionals. Initial applications are processed by a third-party vendor and typically take two to four weeks. Occupational therapists in Massachusetts earn an annual mean wage that's very close to the national average. The cost of living is more expensive than the national index, largely due to housing. If you're concerned about affordability, look into travel OT jobs that provide perks such as furnished private accommodation or a housing allowance for the duration of your assignment.
Massachusetts serves up a bit of everything: bustling cities and laid-back college towns, iconic getaways in Cape Cod and Nantucket, rich historic and cultural attractions and plenty of natural wilderness. If you can picture yourself living and working in the Bay State, tell us about your ideal job so we can help you get there.
How long does it take to receive your occupational therapy license in Massachusetts?
It typically takes between six and eight weeks to receive your occupational therapy license in Massachusetts. This is average compared to other occupational therapy licenses across the United States.
Massachusetts occupational therapy contact information
Board of Allied Health Professionals
1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, MA 02118
Phone: (617) 701-8605
Fax: (617) 727-9932
Massachusetts Occupational Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Occupational therapists in Massachusetts earn an average annual salary of $85,760, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While this is slightly less than the national mean, short-term travel therapy assignments typically offer up to 20% more than staff positions. Travel OTs also receive travel reimbursement, furnished accommodation or a housing allowance, generous health benefits, life insurance and retirement plans.
Are you ready to embrace an exciting travel occupational therapy job? Our recruiters place allied health professionals throughout the country and are ready to help you line up a rewarding OT position in Massachusetts or another destination of your choice. Submit your application to Med Travelers today.