If you're a travel physical therapist looking to broaden your experience and explore the natural wonders of Florida, then you've come to the right place! With stunning beaches and crystal-clear oceans, lush forests and canals, and countless medical facilities across the state, Florida is an ideal destination for physical therapists. From major hospitals in Miami to rural clinics throughout the Sunshine State, there's something for everyone when it comes to finding the perfect placement as a physical therapist in Florida. Start your journey today and discover all that this beautiful state has to offer!
68 Travel Physical Therapist in Florida jobs available
Florida Travel Physical Therapist FAQ
How Much Do Physical Therapists Make in Florida?
The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of Florida was $85,410 per year or $41.06 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $69,890 and $101,730 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Florida or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $48,460, while the highest 10% earned more than $119,430. Florida ranks 40 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Florida ranks at 34. 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 Florida
The requirements to become a physical therapist in Florida include: submitting an application through the Florida Department of Health’s website, paying an application and licensing fee of $180.00, completing the Florida Laws and Rules exam administered by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for an additional fee of $65.00, and having your credentials verified. Once all the requirements are met, the processing time is typically 1-3 days. It is important to note that applicants must create an account with the Department of Health's website to submit their application.
Is Florida a PT Compact Member State?
The State of Florida has adopted the PT Compact Law and it will become effective on July 1, 2023. The law was passed by the Senate on January 19, 2023, with Senate Bill 156.