Obtain your physical therapist license in Washington state and advance your career with a rewarding PT job in this corner of the Pacific Northwest. If you're not sure how to get started, check out our helpful resources about licensure, average salaries and rewarding travel PT opportunities. Our team of recruiters is here to assist you if you're ready to pursue a job as a physical therapist in Washington.
How to Get Your Washington Physical Therapy License
The Washington State Department of Health processes applications for licensure. While the complete application review time varies, a temporary permit is generally issued in three to four weeks.
Physical therapists in Washington earn an average annual mean wage of just over $88,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Washington has a slightly higher cost of living than the national average, but it's a highly desirable place to live and was named the top state in the country to live in by U.S. News. Washington is experiencing strong population growth as people move to the state.
Find a job that matches your skills and interests by browsing our database of current physical therapist jobs in Washington.
How long does it take to receive your physical therapy license in Washington?
It generally takes three to four weeks to receive a temporary physical therapist license in Washington. This is slow compared to other physical therapy licenses across the United States. Processing time for full licensure varies depending on the type of application, whether additional information is required and if board review is required. Visit the Department of Health website for current processing information.
Washington physical therapy contact information
Washington Department of Health
Board of Physical Therapy
P.O. Box 47877
Olympia, WA 98504-7877
Phone: (360) 236-4700
Washington Physical Therapist Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Allied travelers typically earn 20% more than non-allied travelers because of the need for physical therapists. With PTs earning an annual mean wage of $88,010 in Washington, those taking on travel jobs with Med Travelers can enjoy high pay, free housing, travel reimbursement, health benefits and a retirement plan.
Build your resume, meet new people and explore the Evergreen State with a travel physical therapy job in Washington. Browse our current opportunities and apply today.