Travel Physical Therapist Jobs in Missouri

Start your journey in travel physical therapy by discovering all that Missouri has to offer. From the grandeur of the Ozark Mountains to the hustle and bustle of cities like St Louis and Kansas City, there is something for everyone in this Midwestern state. Explore Missouri's attractions, including vibrant entertainment centers and lakes filled with outdoor activities. Take a drive around Table Rock Lake or visit Silver Dollar City amusement park. Get started today and make the most out of Missouri's rich offerings!

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Missouri Travel Physical Therapist FAQ

The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of Missouri was $84,660 per year or $40.7 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $70,760 and $98,480 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Missouri or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $59,190, while the highest 10% earned more than $108,310. Missouri ranks 43 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Missouri ranks at 18. 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.

In order to become a licensed physical therapist (PT) or physical therapist assistant (PTA) in Missouri, you must first complete the required application and submit it with the $25 fee to the Missouri State Board of Healing Arts. You can access the appropriate application for PTs or PTAs on their website. In addition to submitting your application, you will also need to complete an approved educational program, pass an exam from an approved testing organization, and receive a passing score on the jurisprudence examination. After submitting all of your documents and fees, processing typically takes 4-6 weeks before your license is issued.

Yes, Missouri is a member state of the Physical Therapy Compact (PT Compact).