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Montana Travel Physical Therapist FAQ
How Much Do Physical Therapists Make in Montana?
The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of Montana was $84,600 per year or $40.67 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $71,500 and $96,710 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Montana or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $63,080, while the highest 10% earned more than $110,690. Montana ranks 45 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Montana ranks at 35. Typically, travel nursing 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 Montana?
Becoming a Physical Therapist in Montana requires completing certain requirements. The state board of Physical Therapy Examiners oversees the licensure process and issues licenses to qualified applicants. To begin the process, interested individuals are required to fill out an application and pay a fee of $225. In addition, applicants must hold a license from another jurisdiction or have completed an accredited physical therapy program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association’s Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Once all application requirements are met, applicants will be processed in the order their completed applications are received; however, processing times may vary depending on individual circumstances. For more information about becoming a physical therapist in Montana, please visit the Board of Physical Therapy Examiners website.
Is Montana a PT Compact Member State?
Yes, Montana is a member 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 allowing physical therapists and physical therapist assistants to practice in multiple states.