Obtaining or renewing your South Dakota physical therapist license is the first step to enjoying employment as a PT in the state. And while you do have to tick some boxes, the process doesn't have to take forever or be difficult. We've gathered resources to help you get your PT license in South Dakota — along with some information about South Dakota PT salaries and how you can get a travel PT job in the state.
If you get stuck in the process or just need some guidance along the way, don't worry. You can reach out to our recruiters and support staff for help with the process or finding the ideal South Dakota PT travel assignment for you.
How to Get Your South Dakota Physical Therapy License
In the Mount Rushmore State, PT licenses are handled by the South Dakota Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners. It has an online application process you must create an account for, and it doesn't provide a statement about how long the licensure process takes. South Dakota has a lower cost of living than the national average, and even though PT salaries in the state are lower than the U.S. average, your money can go farther here.
South Dakota has plenty to offer, especially for those who love the weird or the outdoors. Mount Rushmore and Badlands National Park are often must-sees for travelers in the state, and you can also explore roadside oddities such as Porter Sculpture Park in Montrose. The information on this page covers everything you need to know to obtain a new South Dakota physical therapy license or renew your existing one. You can also reach out to Med Travelers' recruiters for assistance.
How long does it take to receive your physical therapy license in South Dakota?
South Dakota offers an online licensure option and does not provide details on average turn-around times publicly. You have to create a free account to access the online licensure process.
South Dakota physical therapy contact information
South Dakota Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners
101 N. Main Avenue, Suite 301
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
South Dakota Physical Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. We offer a wide range of perks, including housing stipends and direct access to recruiters who can help you plan your next career move. You can also typically earn more as a travel PT than you can as a PT employed in a traditional position. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports annual physical therapy salaries in South Dakota around $77,130 per year.
Whether you want to explore new places, meet new people or add impressive experience to your resume, travel therapy jobs in South Dakota might be just the ticket. Reach out to Med Travelers today to discover more about the opportunities we have for working as a PT in South Dakota.