If you are a travel physical therapist seeking to broaden your experience, you should consider exploring the natural beauty of Idaho. Idaho is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes in the US, from majestic mountains and pristine lakes to sprawling grasslands and rugged deserts. There are also plenty of medical facilities for physical therapists in Idaho, ranging from major hospitals in Boise to rural clinics scattered throughout the state. Start your journey now and discover what this ruggedly beautiful state has to offer!
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Idaho Travel Physical Therapist FAQ
How Much Do Physical Therapists Make in Idaho?
The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of Idaho was $82,470 per year or $39.65 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $70,160 and $98,400 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Idaho or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $50,590, while the highest 10% earned more than $110,770. Idaho ranks 49 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Idaho ranks at 31. 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 Idaho?
In order to become a Physical Therapist (PT) or Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) in Idaho, you must first submit a completed application and pay the relevant fee ($50 for PT and $45 for PTA). You can find the applications on the Idaho Department of Professional Licensing website. After submitting your completed application and fees, it typically takes 3-5 days for the Board to review and process your application. Once approved, you will receive further instructions on how to proceed with licensure. Additionally, all PTs and PTAs practicing in Idaho must meet any continuing education requirements set by the Board in order to maintain their license.
Is Idaho a PT Compact Member State?
Yes, Idaho is a member state of the Physical Therapy Compact (PT Compact). The PT Compact is an interstate agreement between member states to provide a state-developed collaborative structure to protect the public by increasing the mobility of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants across state lines. This agreement allows physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with a valid license in one compact state to practice in other compact states without having to obtain additional licenses.