If you're a travel physical therapist looking to broaden your experience and explore the great outdoors, then Colorado is the perfect place for you! With expansive national forests and parks, retro ski towns, and a wide range of medical facilities, Colorado has something for everyone. From major health care centers in Denver to small rural clinics throughout the state, you'll find plenty of options when it comes to finding an ideal placement as a physical therapist in Colorado. Start your journey today and discover all that this beautiful state has to offer!
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Colorado Travel Physical Therapist FAQ
How Much Do Physical Therapists Make in Colorado?
The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of Colorado was $87,250 per year or $41.95 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $72,390 and $100,560 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Colorado or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $61,540, while the highest 10% earned more than $119,500. Colorado ranks 32 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Colorado ranks at 36. Typically, travel pt jobs will provide higher hourly and weekly pay than permanent positions in the same specialty, facility, and location. The estimated weekly gross pay listed for travel Physical Therapists is based on the specified hours per week listed on job cards and includes available stipend amounts.
What are the Requirements to Become a Physical Therapist in Colorado
To become a physical therapist in Colorado, you must first apply for a license through the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) website. You will need to create an account and submit the required forms along with a non-refundable application fee of $100 for physical therapists and $57 for physical therapist assistants. Once your application is received, it will be processed by the Colorado Physical Therapy Board located at https://dpo.colorado.gov/PhysicalTherapy. After your application is approved, you may begin practicing as a licensed physical therapist or assistant in the state of Colorado. It is important to note that each applicant must meet any additional requirements set forth by the board in order to practice as a licensed professional in the state.
Is Colorado a PT Compact Member State?
Yes, Colorado is a member state of the Physical Therapy Compact (PT Compact). The PT Compact is an interstate agreement between member states that allows physical therapists and physical therapist assistants to practice in multiple states with only a home state license.