Travel Physical Therapist Jobs in Alabama

Are you a physical therapist looking for an exciting and meaningful travel assignment? Alabama might be the perfect place to make it happen! From stunning beaches on the Gulf Coast to charming small towns throughout the state, there's something here that everyone can enjoy. As well as top-notch healthcare facilities in need of talented PTs - so you'll have plenty of opportunities to make a real difference while taking in all that this great Yellowhammer State has to offer.

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Alabama Travel Physical Therapist FAQ

The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of Alabama was $93,310 per year or $44.86 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $76,020 and $111,890 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Alabama or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $64,630, while the highest 10% earned more than $129,480. Alabama ranks 11 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Alabama ranks at 4. 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.

To become a physical therapist in Alabama, you must first submit an online application to the Board of Physical Therapy at, along with the required fee of $100. Once your application has been processed and approved, you will need to submit proof of graduation from an accredited physical therapy program and documentation showing the completion of any additional requirements as specified by the board. It typically takes 1-3 days for applications to be processed and after that, your license will be issued. Keep in mind that physical therapists in Alabama are required to renew their license every two years and complete continuing education courses as outlined by the board in order to maintain their license.

Yes, Alabama is a member state of the Physical Therapy Compact (PT Compact). The PT Compact is an agreement between states that allows physical therapists and physical therapist assistants to practice in multiple states. In 2020, Alabama adopted the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact to authorize licensed physical therapists and assistants to practice among compact member states.