Virginia is a great destination for travel physical therapists looking to expand their skills and explore a new place. With plenty of opportunities in both bustling cities and tranquil small towns, travel physical therapists can find jobs at hospitals, clinics, and medical centers throughout the state. From taking in the culture and history of vibrant cities like Richmond or Norfolk, to experiencing the peace and serenity of small towns like Appomattox or Tazewell - Virginia has something special for every kind of traveler.
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Virginia Travel Physical Therapist FAQ
How Much Do Physical Therapists Make in Vermont?
The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of Vermont was $81,580 per year or $39.22 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $68,010 and $90,900 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Vermont or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $55,610, while the highest 10% earned more than $103,250. Vermont ranks 50 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Vermont ranks at 46. 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 Virginia?
In order to become a physical therapist in the state of Virginia, individuals must have earned a bachelor’s degree in an allied health field and have completed a post-graduate program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). They must also be licensed by the Virginia Board of Physical Therapy (VBPT). Applicants must complete an online application through the VBPT website and submit an application fee of $140 for a physical therapist or $100 for a physical therapist assistant. Along with the application, all applicants are required to submit official transcripts from their educational programs and verification forms from any other states in which they have been licensed. Once all documentation is received and processed, licensure may take up to 10 days.
Is Virginia a PT Compact Member State?
Yes, Virginia is a member state of the Physical Therapy (PT) Compact. The PT Compact is an agreement between states that allows physical therapists and physical therapist assistants to practice across state lines with one license. This makes it easier for physical therapists and assistants to provide services to patients in multiple states without having to obtain additional licenses. Virginia joined the PT Compact in 2020.