Occupational therapists in Nevada earn one of the country's highest average salaries for the profession, but pay isn't the only reason to work in this appealing state. You can gain experience in a rewarding job and find plenty of adventure to pursue on your days off.
This guide provides an overview of OT jobs in Nevada, licensure requirements, average salaries and cost of living. If you have questions about finding a job that suits your skills or getting your license to practice as an occupational therapist in Nevada, our recruiters are ready to help.
How to Get Your Nevada Occupational Therapy License
It doesn't take long to get your OT license in Nevada. Complete applications are typically processed by the Nevada Board of Occupational Therapy within one week. The state ranks first in the country for highest annual mean wage for occupational therapists, according to 2019 data. Nevada residents pay more for basic daily expenses like groceries, housing and transportation and have a cost of living that's about 10.5% more than the national average.
And here's a little secret about Nevada. There's much more to it than the glitter of the Las Vegas Strip. It's the ideal place for those who love the outdoors. More than 80% of the state is public land, featuring plenty of mountains, canyons, desert, hot springs and wilderness to explore. Get in touch with our recruiters to find out how you can land an OT job in Nevada and enjoy easy access to this breathtaking natural splendor.
How long does it take to receive your occupational therapy license in Nevada?
It typically takes between three and five business days to receive your occupational therapy license in Nevada once your application is complete. This is fast compared to other occupational therapy licenses across the United States.
Nevada occupational therapy contact information
Nevada Board of Occupational Therapy
6170 Mae Anne Avenue, Suite 1
Reno, NV 89523
Phone: (775) 746-4101
Fax: (775) 746-4105
Nevada Occupational Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Occupational therapists in Nevada enjoy the highest annual mean wage in the country, earning $105,450 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. OTs who choose a travel career can earn an average of 20% more than permanent staff because of the immediate need for their skills. These highly lucrative travel assignments let you choose where you want to work and include furnished housing or a housing allowance, health insurance, a retirement plan and free continuing education.
Combine a fulfilling occupational therapy job with the chance to discover destinations throughout the country. Search our travel occupational therapy jobs to find one that matches your qualifications, and apply today to start your Nevada adventures.