Getting your official speech therapy license in the Old Dominion state doesn't have to be a rigorous hike up a proverbial mountain. We've compiled all the resources and information you need — consider it the hiking boots that ensure you a steady tread on your journey. We've also gathered some other basics, such as information about how you can get travel SLP jobs in Virginia and what the average Virginia SLP salaries are.
Still feel like you could use a guide for this metaphorical hike? Reach out — our recruiters and support staff are standing by to act as experienced guides.
How to Get Your Virginia Speech Therapy License
The Virginia Department of Health Professions processes applications for Virginia speech therapy licenses in less than two months in general, assuming you have all exam and experience requirements covered. The cost of living in Virginia is slightly above the national average, mainly due to a higher housing index, but that's made up for by the fact that Virginia speech therapy salaries are higher than the national average.
And with plenty to do on your days off, including mountain adventures and beach trips all within a couple hours' drive of almost anywhere, the state makes a great location for travel SLP work. You'll find what you need to obtain or renew your Virginia SLP license on this page, and you can always reach out to us for additional assistance.
How long does it take to receive your speech therapy license in Virginia?
It typically takes up to 60 days to receive your speech therapy license in Virginia. This is average compared to other speech therapy licenses across the United States.
Virginia speech therapy contact information
Department of Health Professions
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233-1463
Phone: (804) 367-4400
Fax: (804) 527-4475
Virginia Speech Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. We offer housing stipends or free housing along with health benefits, access to experienced recruiters and continuing education. You can also earn up to 20% more than SLPs in traditional positions. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the average SLP salary in Virginia is $87,140.
Whether you want to see the views of the Blue Ridge or enjoy big city life in a coastal region, travel therapy jobs in Virginia might be the ideal move for your speech therapy career. Find out more about Virginia speech and language therapy jobs at Med Travelers.