When you're researching options for your occupational therapy career, Vermont is often a destination that rises to the top. Read on to learn about living and working in the Green Mountain State, average OT salaries, cost of living and job opportunities.
We've also provided links to the Vermont state board so you can apply for your license and begin practicing. Be sure to connect with our recruiters if you need additional guidance in submitting your paperwork or finding a job that suits your experience and goals.
How to Get Your Vermont Occupational Therapy License
If your application is in order, you can expect to receive your license to practice from the Office of Professional Regulation within one to two weeks. Occupational therapists in Vermont make an average salary that's less than the national mean, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Vermont residents pay less for daily expenses, however, with a cost of living that's about 5% cheaper than the national average.
Working as an occupational therapist in Vermont lands you in one of the top five states for quality of life, based on healthcare, education, safety and economic opportunity. It also offers plenty of chances to soak up the beauty of snowy peaks, picturesque countryside, sparkling lakes and wilderness parks. Contact our recruiters to help you line up a job in the Green Mountain State so you can make the most of this gorgeous setting.
How long does it take to receive your occupational therapy license in Vermont?
It typically takes between one and two weeks to receive your occupational therapy license in Vermont. This is fast compared to other occupational therapy licenses across the United States.
Vermont occupational therapy contact information
Office of Professional Regulation
89 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
Vermont Occupational Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Occupational therapists in Vermont make an average wage of $76,580 per year. Travel OTs are well-compensated for taking on short-term assignments and can earn up to 20% more than a salaried employee. Our clinicians also receive furnished housing or a housing stipend, comprehensive medical benefits, a retirement plan and life insurance, making travel careers a financially viable, long-term option.
Are you ready for a rewarding occupational therapy job that lets you explore different parts of the country? Fill in an online application to be matched with a personal recruiter and get your travels started.