Travel Physical Therapist Jobs in Maine

Are you a physical therapist looking for new opportunities? Look no further than the magnificent state of Maine! From rocky shorelines to dense forests, there's something for everyone in this natural and stunning region. With plenty of medical facilities across the state, you'll find the perfect placement whether it's in a bustling city like Portland or a small rural clinic tucked away in one of Maine's many hidden gems. Experience what this remarkable place has to offer and take advantage of all its many offerings to find your ideal travel physical therapist role today.

Maine Travel Physical Therapist FAQ

The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of Maine was $83,380 per year or $40.09 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $71,250 and $95,390 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Maine or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $63,070, while the highest 10% earned more than $104,960. Maine ranks 48 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Maine ranks at 44. 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 licensed physical therapist in Maine, applicants must submit an application on the Maine Professional and Financial Regulation website along with a fee of $51 ($30 for a license and $21 for criminal background check). Applications are processed in the order in which they are received, and all applications must be approved by the Board of Physical Therapy. To become eligible for licensure, applicants must possess a master's degree or higher from an accredited program in physical therapy that meets educational standards set by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). In addition, applicants must also pass the National Physical Therapy Exam as well as any other examinations required by the state board. After completion of the requirements, applicants will receive their license to practice as a physical therapist in Maine.

Yes, Maine is a member state 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 without having to obtain another state license.