Whether you're looking for a warm place to ride out the winter or just want to cross another state off your bucket list, getting a job as an occupational therapist in North Carolina is a safe bet. Before you can start enjoying all the Tar Heel State has to offer, you're going to need your North Carolina occupational therapy license — and we have you covered there. This guide has everything you need to get started on your licensure and make the most of your time in this beautiful Southern state.
If you have any questions along the way, no problem! Just reach out to one of our recruiters. They can help you find a placement that's a perfect fit or give you a rundown on everything Med Travelers has to offer.
How to Get Your North Carolina Occupational Therapy License
If you're ready to head to North Carolina and get to work, you're in luck. It only takes about 1 to 2 weeks on average to get your OT license in this state. And there's more good news! The cost of living in this area runs about 10% less than the U.S. average. While the mean salary for an OT in North Carolina is a bit under the national average, allied travelers can make up to 20% more on top of that, which can help even things out.
Visit the famed Biltmore Estate for a bit of culture, relax in the Outer Banks or spend a weekend hiking parts of the Appalachian Trail in North Carolina. While we've tried to provide everything you need in this guide, if you hit any hiccups along the way, reach out for help from our recruiters.
How long does it take to receive your occupational therapy license in North Carolina?
It typically takes between 1 and 2 weeks to receive your occupational therapy license in North Carolina. This is fast compared to other occupational therapy licenses across the US.
North Carolina Occupational Therapy contact information
North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy
P.O. Box 2280
Raleigh, NC 27602-2280
Phone: (919) 832-1380
Fax: (919) 833-1059
North Carolina Occupational Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average OT salary in North Carolina is $82,480, but as an allied professional with Med Travelers, you get a lot more. Housing stipends or furnished housing, competitive benefits packages and dedicated recruiters to help make your assignment a success are just a few of the amazing perks.
With mountains, salt water and plenty of big city life, it's easy to see why so many travel OTs have North Carolina at the top of their lists. Ready to take the next step in your career? Browse through our available OT jobs in North Carolina to find your next dream assignment. When you work as a traveling allied health professional, you get to see the world and create lasting memories all while getting paid.