Travel Occupational Therapist Jobs in Hawaii

If you're seeking an exciting career opportunity, consider pursuing a job as a travel occupational therapist in Hawaii. As a travel OT in Hawaii, you'll have the chance to explore everything the islands have to offer and build valuable connections with your fellow occupational therapists. One of the biggest benefits of working as a travel OT in Hawaii is the diverse range of experiences you'll get to enjoy. From the stunning beaches and lush rainforests of Maui and Kauai to the vibrant culture of Honolulu on Oahu and the volcanic landscapes of the Big Island, there's no shortage of amazing places to discover in the Aloha State.

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Hawaii Travel Occupational Therapist FAQ

The median salary for Occupational Therapists in the state of Hawaii was $92,350 per year or $44.4 per hour in 2021 with most earning an annual salary between $78,200 and $100,070 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Hawaii or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $73,060, while the highest 10% earned more than $127,110. Hawaii ranks 13 in median annual salary for Occupational Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Hawaii ranks at 51.

Typically, travel ot 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 Occupational Therapists is based on the specified hours per week listed on job cards and includes available stipend amounts.

To become an occupational therapist in Hawaii, you must first earn a degree from an accredited program and obtain a passing score on the national certification exam. After completing these requirements, you must submit an application to the Hawaii Board of Occupational Therapy to obtain a license. Additionally, if you are interested in becoming an occupational therapy assistant, you must complete an accredited program and pass the certification exam. More information on the specific requirements and application process can be found on the Hawaii Board of Occupational Therapy website. Don't forget to keep in mind the application fee of $279 (if licensed in an odd-numbered year) or $186 (if licensed in an even-numbered year), and that processing time can take 15-20 business days.

No, Hawaii is not currently a member of the Occupational Therapy Compact (OTC).

Traveling as an allied health professional provides a number of personal and career benefits. Travel Occupational Therapist Jobs provide competitive pay packages, as they are needed all across the country. With the occupational therapist jobs expected to grow by 17.5% by 2030 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, occupational therapy travel jobs will be in demand for years to come in nearly any setting. This demand allows an OT to explore the country and experience any health setting from home health to acute care. Agencies also may also provide insurance benefits, travel reimbursement, housing stipends, reimbursement for licenses, and other perks depending on the contract.

Many therapy travelers find employment opportunities through recruitment agencies and marketplaces, which means you have better access to job boards to choose your schedule, location, and salary. When you begin browsing for jobs, be sure to consider the housing options, the benefits, the guaranteed hours policy, and the recruiting company’s overall reputation.

The good news is that Fusion Marketplace has everything you need when it comes to finding the perfect traveling occupational therapist job. Here, you have the freedom to compare benefits, packages, and staffing agencies—all in one place. So create a profile and find your next travel therapy job today.