Desirable career opportunities and an easygoing lifestyle are within your grasp once you obtain your SLP license in Arkansas. We've brought together everything you need to launch your career in this state, including information about licensure, job opportunities and earning potential.
Whether you're starting out as a speech therapist or have years of experience under your belt, our recruiters can find you a job that fits your career goals. Please reach out to learn more about SLP opportunities and licensure requirements in this beautiful and affordable Southern state.
How to Get Your Arkansas Speech and Language Therapy License
The Arkansas Board of Examiners makes it easy for SLPs to begin work quickly. Applicants who submit a complete application for licensure within 30 days of the start of a job are usually given a grace period to start practicing while their requests are processed. Speech-language pathologists in Arkansas earn less than the national average. The good news is they also spend less because the cost of living index is 21% lower than the national average.
Arkansas lives up to its moniker as the Natural State. It's brimming with opportunities for wilderness adventure, from the impressive Ozark Mountains to the beautiful Mississippi Delta. Learn more about landing a job as a speech-language pathologist in one of the many welcoming cities and towns throughout the state.
How long does it take to receive your speech and language therapy license in Arkansas?
Applicants who submit a completed application for licensure within 30 days of starting a new job may receive a grace period to begin working. This is fast compared to other speech and language therapy licenses across the United States. The application is then reviewed and considered for full licensure at the next board meeting. Meetings are usually held every two months.
Arkansas speech and language therapy contact information
Arkansas Board of Examiners
101 East Capitol, Suite 103
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 682-9180
Fax: (501) 682-9181
Arkansas Speech and Language Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. You can move directly into complimentary private housing or use a generous stipend to arrange your own accommodation and save on housing expenses. Travel assignments also pay competitively. SLPs in Arkansas earn an annual mean salary of $74,360, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Allied health professionals who accept short-term travel assignments typically make 20% more than counterparts in permanent positions. Our clinicians also receive important benefits such as medical, dental, vision and life insurance when working on travel assignments.
If a travel speech and language therapy job in Arkansas sounds like something worth exploring, take the first step toward an unforgettable experience. Contact our recruiters and learn about the great jobs, pay and benefits waiting for you when you work with Med Travelers.