Rhode Island might be the smallest state in the country, but it's packed with opportunity. Occupational therapists who get their license to practice here have access to high-paying jobs in a beautiful seaside setting. Let's take a closer look at how to apply for your OT license, average salaries in the state and some of the lucrative opportunities that await occupational therapists in Rhode Island.
The links on this page can get you started on your job search and licensure. If you'd like the support of a team of staffing experts as you navigate the next stage of your career, feel free to contact us for more information.
How to Get Your Rhode Island Occupational Therapy License
Occupational therapy licensing falls under the responsibility of the Rhode Island Department of Health, which can take four to six weeks to process applications. OTs in the state earn an above average salary. Rhode Island is a little more expensive than other parts of the country when it comes to basic costs like housing, utilities and food.
It only takes about an hour to travel across the Ocean State, but there are many cool regions to explore. Spend time here and discover white sand beaches, coastal resorts, beautiful wineries, historic architecture and restaurants that satisfy the most discerning foodies. Talk to our staffing specialists about how you can get an OT job in this picture-perfect state.
How long does it take to receive your occupational therapy license in Rhode Island?
It typically takes between four and six weeks to receive your occupational therapy license in Rhode Island. This is slow compared to other occupational therapy licenses across the United States.
Rhode Island occupational therapy contact information
Rhode Island Department of Health
Occupational Therapy Licensing
3 Capitol Hill, Room 105A
Providence, RI 02908
Rhode Island Occupational Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Occupational therapists in Rhode Island make an average salary of $88,390 per year. While individual salaries vary depending on qualifications, travel clinicians enjoy enhanced earnings that are up to 20% more than what permanently placed OTs earn. Our travel professionals also receive comprehensive medical insurance, furnished housing or a stipend, a 401(k) retirement plan and travel reimbursement.
If you're ready to take the next step in your career, take a look at some of the travel OT jobs that are in need of skilled professionals. Whether you live in Rhode Island or are interested in spending a few months working in and discovering this beautiful state, contact our recruiting staff to line up a job that's professionally and personally rewarding.