Michigan Occupational Therapy License Board

If you're looking for an enriching place to build your occupational therapy career, consider getting your license in Michigan. You can choose from a variety of OT jobs in healthcare, school and skilled nursing settings, working with patients of all ages.

This guide highlights the information you need to know about practicing as an occupational therapist in the state. Learn about obtaining your licensure, average salaries and jobs offering generous pay and benefits. If you need details beyond what's provided here, please get in contact with our staffing experts who can help kickstart your occupational therapy career in Michigan.


How to Get Your Michigan Occupational Therapy License

Licensure is handled by the Michigan Board of Occupational Therapists. While it usually takes four to six weeks to process applications, time lines can vary. Occupational therapists in Michigan earn an average mean salary that's below the national average. However, Michigan is an affordable place to live and work, with a cost of living that's about 10% less than the national index.

With borders touching four of the Great Lakes, Michigan is second only to Alaska with more than 3,200 miles of freshwater shoreline. Beautiful beaches, lush forests, sandstone cliffs and plenty of waterways make this Midwestern region a standout. If you want to spend time in the Great Lakes State, connect with our recruiters. They're ready to facilitate your job search and licensure to help you start working sooner.


How long does it take to receive your occupational therapy license in Michigan?

It typically takes between four and six weeks to receive your occupational therapy license in Michigan. This is slow compared to other occupational therapy licenses across the United States.

Michigan occupational therapy contact information

Helpful Links

Michigan Board of Occupational Therapists
P.O. Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909

Email: bplhelp@michigan.gov
Phone: (517) 241-0199
Fax: (517) 241-9416

Michigan Occupational Therapy Salary Information

Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Our staffing specialists strive to make your journey hassle-free, providing prearranged housing, generous medical benefits, a 401(k) retirement account and travel reimbursement. Travel OTs can also push their earnings over the national average. Michigan OTs earn an annual mean salary of $78,010, which is less than the national mean of $86,210. Travel OTs can make up to 20% more than permanent staff because of the urgent need for their skills.

Does travel occupational therapy appeal to you? Browse through our inventory of OT job postings across the country to see where you could be working, and apply today to have our recruiters match you to the perfect job.

Let us know if you have any questions about OT state boards licensing.

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