Travel Physical Therapist Jobs in DC

Are you a physical therapist seeking a meaningful travel assignment in the nation's capital? DC is an amazing place to explore and experience, offering both historical and cultural attractions that are sure to delight. From iconic monuments and memorials to world-class museums, there's something here for everyone. Plus, you'll be providing top-notch care at many premier healthcare facilities while taking in all that DC has to offer - so you can make a real impact as well as enjoy an unforgettable experience.

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Washington DC Travel Physical Therapy FAQ

The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of the District of Columbia was $96,090 per year or $46.2 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $78,020 and $109,910 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in the District of Columbia or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $69,940, while the highest 10% earned more than $128,190. The District of Columbia ranks 9 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, the District of Columbia ranks at 50. 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.

To become a physical therapist in Washington D.C., you must first obtain a license from the Physical Therapy Board of the District of Columbia. To do this, you need to submit an application through their online portal, pay a fee of $264, and provide documentation on your education, qualifications, and experience. The processing time is typically up to two weeks once all documents have been received. Additionally, applicants should be aware that they may need to take an exam or course as part of the licensing process depending on their qualifications and background. Once your application is approved, you will receive an email from the Board with information about when and how you can complete the licensing process.

Yes, Washington DC has been a member state of the Physical Therapy Compact (PT Compact) since 2019. 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. It allows physical therapists and physical therapist assistants to practice in multiple states with just one license.