Getting your Oregon physical therapist license is an easy process that can lead to rewarding career opportunities. Have a look at our helpful resources about licensure, PT jobs in Oregon and average salaries. If you need assistance finding a position that matches your skills and guidance in applying for licensure, contact our team and jump-start your Oregon physical therapist career.
How to Get Your Oregon Physical Therapist License
The Oregon Board of Physical Therapy usually issues a temporary permit within two to three days of application. Physical therapists working in Oregon earn an average mean wage of $87,200 per year. It's one of the more expensive states for cost of living, primarily because of housing prices.
Med Travelers helps PTs on temporary assignments to offset these costs with free, private accommodation or a generous housing stipend. If you're interested in working as a travel PT in Oregon, you can explore the coast, get to know Portland and kayak on the Columbia River. Learn more about the benefits of working as a travel physical therapist.
How long does it take to receive your physical therapy license in Oregon?
It typically takes two to three days to receive a temporary physical therapist permit in Oregon with verification of one professional license. This is fast compared to other physical therapist licenses across the United States.
Oregon physical therapy contact information
Oregon Board of Physical Therapy
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 407
Portland, OR 97232-2187
Phone: (971) 673-0200
Fax: (971) 673-0226
Oregon Physical Therapist Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. You receive perks such as free housing, continuing education, comprehensive health benefits, a retirement plan and life insurance. You also enjoy great pay. Physical therapists in Oregon earn an average mean wage of $87,200, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Travel PTs with Med Travelers typically earn 20% more than non-travelers.
A travel physical therapy job gives you the freedom of choosing where you work while building your career. If a travel PT assignment in Oregon appeals to you, explore our current job openings and get in touch with a Med Travelers recruiter today.