Are you interested in applying for a physical therapy license in Pennsylvania? Keep reading, as we're about to fill you in on where to obtain your license and expected application processing times. We also have details on average salaries, job opportunities and cost of living for PTs in Pennsylvania to make sure you get your career started off right.
As part of the leading network of healthcare recruiters in the country, we're ready to help you find a job with outstanding pay and benefits. Please contact our staffing specialists if you have questions about getting your licensure or launching your career as a physical therapist in Pennsylvania.
How to Get Your Pennsylvania Physical Therapist License
Once your application for licensure is submitted to the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy, you can expect to wait two to three weeks for approval. Pennsylvania is an attractive destination for PTs, who earn an annual mean salary that's close to the national average and live in one of the top 10 most affordable states.
Whether you're in the mood for outdoor adventure or a more leisurely pace, there's plenty to do in Pennsylvania on your days off. Stroll through your favorite museums, sample craft brew, hike, camp and rock climb. Find out more about where physical therapists are needed in the Keystone State by browsing our current job opportunities.
How long does it take to receive your physical therapy license in Pennsylvania?
It typically takes between two and three weeks to receive your physical therapy license in Pennsylvania. This is fast compared to other physical therapy licenses across the United States.
Pennsylvania physical therapy contact information
Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy
One Penn Center
2601 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: (717) 783-7134
Fax: (717) 787-7769
Pennsylvania Physical Therapist Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Physical therapists earn an annual mean wage of $88,450 in Pennsylvania, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Short-term PT travel assignments typically pay 20% more than staff positions. They also provide furnished accommodation or a housing allowance, comprehensive health benefits, life insurance, retirement plans and free continuing education.
If you're drawn to the idea of a career that offers great pay, benefits and the freedom to explore the country, learn more about our travel physical therapy jobs. See where your clinical skills are needed and get in touch with a recruiter today.