From the Corn Palace to the Black Hills, no state looks quite like South Dakota. It's a worthy one for your bucket list, and getting your South Dakota occupational therapy license is a good way to get there. We've got you covered with everything you need to know to get or renew that license, along with helpful information about South Dakota OT salaries and links to OT travel jobs in the state. You can also reach out to our recruiters for additional help at any time.
How to Get Your South Dakota Occupational Therapy License
The SD Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners is pretty closed-lip about its processes, including time lines. You have to create an account with its online licensing system before you can get enmeshed in the process. But don't worry, we've got all the links and other information you need to get started, and once you do, you can also reach out to Med Travelers for more help.
The average OT salary in South Dakota is lower than it is across the nation, but the state makes up for that with a cost of living that's almost 12 points below the national average. And since you can earn more as an allied traveler, you'll typically end up financially balanced when you work in the Mount Rushmore State.
How long does it take to receive your occupational therapy license in South Dakota?
South Dakota doesn't publish time lines for its various license processes. However, you can use its online system to complete license applications.
South Dakota Occupational Therapy contact information
SD Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners
101 N. Main Avenue, Suite 301
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: (605) 367-7781
Fax: (605) 367-7786
South Dakota Occupational Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. We can help you line up housing or cover you with a housing stipend, and as an allied traveler, you could make as much as 20% more a week as other OTs in the state. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average OT in South Dakota is making around $72,370 per year.
South Dakota is a bastion of historic sights and gorgeous landscapes. When you take on occupational therapy travel jobs in South Dakota, you can explore areas such as Mount Rushmore, Badlands National Park and Custer State Park on your days off. And when you work with Med Travelers, you get stellar opportunities to add to your resume, make new friends and make great money while living an adventurous life.