Take advantage of dynamic opportunities for physical therapists in Massachusetts and obtain your state license to practice. Once it's approved, you can use your valuable PT skills in hospitals, nursing facilities, clinics and home health settings throughout the state.
Read on to learn more about practicing as a PT in Massachusetts, including licensure, jobs, salaries and cost of living in the state. If you have more questions about working as a physical therapist in the Bay State, get in touch with our team of staffing specialists who can help with your job search and the licensing process.
How to Get Your Massachusetts Physical Therapist License
Applications for licensure are usually processed in five to six weeks. While physical therapists in Massachusetts earn an average annual salary that's slightly more than the national average, the state has one of the country's highest costs of living, mostly due to housing. Travel PTs can offset this expense with free furnished accommodation or a housing allowance during their assignment with Med Travelers.
A physical therapist position in Massachusetts puts you in the second best healthcare system in the United States, with plenty of opportunities to work in renowned medical centers. On your days off, you can visit Cape Cod, snowboard in the Berkshires and explore vibrant urban centers. If this New England state has always been on your travel bucket list, learn more about how a travel physical therapy career pays you to go places.
How long does it take to receive your physical therapy license in Massachusetts?
It typically takes between five and six weeks to receive your physical therapy license in Massachusetts. This is slow compared to other physical therapy licenses across the United States.
Massachusetts physical therapy contact information
Board of Allied Health Professionals
1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, MA 02118
Phone: (617) 701-8605
Fax: (617) 727-9932
Massachusetts Physical Therapist Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Some of the perks you receive are prearranged housing, health benefits, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan and free continuing education. You also enjoy competitive pay. Physical therapists in Massachusetts earn an annual mean wage of $90,860, which is slightly more than the national average of $90,170. Allied travelers typically make about 20% more than PTs in staff positions because they're filling a pressing need for their skills.
If you're interested in exploring Massachusetts while building your PT career, browse through our current travel physical therapy jobs and get in touch with a Med Travelers recruiter today.