If you're looking for a PT travel job that puts you near the beach and plenty of other activities, Rhode Island might be the state for you. You'll need a Rhode Island physical therapist license to make this career move, but don't worry — we have you covered. We've gathered everything you need to know to obtain your license in the state and thrown in some Rhode Island physical therapist salary information and how to get a PT travel job in the state too.
Plus, you can always reach out for more assistance if you need it. Our experienced allied health care recruiters and other support staff are standing by to help.
How to Get Your Rhode Island Physical Therapy License
The Rhode Island Department of Health licensing unit takes up to 60 days to process applications for PT licenses. Rhode Island offers an average PT salary that's slightly lower than the national average. While the state does have a higher cost of living than the country's average, much of that is due to higher home costs, which is not something travel PTs must contend with.
Working in the Ocean State also puts you in prime position to explore all kinds of areas, including northeastern metropolises such as Boston or New York City, as well as picturesque oceanside communities. The information you'll find here covers how to obtain or renew a Rhode Island PT license, but remember that you can reach out to Med Travelers for help during the process too.
How long does it take to receive your physical therapy license in Rhode Island?
It typically takes up to 60 days to receive your physical therapy license in Rhode Island. This is average compared to other physical therapy licenses across the United States.
Rhode Island physical therapy contact information
Rhode Island Department of Health
Licensing Unit, Room 105A
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
Email: PHT@ibol.Rhode Island.gov
Phone: (401) 222-5960
Rhode Island Physical Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. On top of health benefits and potential for housing stipends, you could also earn up to 20% more than average PTs in traditionally employed positions in the same area. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports annual physical therapy salaries in Rhode Island around $85,540 per year.
If all that sounds like a great career move to you, consider travel therapy jobs in Rhode Island. Allied health travel jobs let you enjoy spectacular adventures, meet new people and add to your resume. Traveling PT work can be an amazing opportunity. Reach out to Med Travelers to find out how you can get great pay and benefits via our assignments.