Travel Physical Therapist Jobs in Nebraska

Begin your journey in travel physical therapy by uncovering all that Nebraska has to offer. From the prairies of western Nebraska to modern cities like Omaha and Lincoln, you'll find something for everyone in this Midwestern state. With majestic Sandhills and cities such as Kearney, North Platte, and Grand Island, PTs can join top hospitals and healthcare facilities while reaping the benefits of competitive pay and the chance to experience all that Nebraska has to offer.

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Nebraska Travel Physical Therapist FAQ

The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of Nebraska was $86,850 per year or $41.75 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $73,700 and $98,970 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Nebraska or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $66,010, while the highest 10% earned more than $110,350. Nebraska ranks 34 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Nebraska ranks at 20. 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 physical therapist in the state of Nebraska, you must complete an application, pay the required licensing fee, and submit all requested documents and information to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. The cost of the license is $133 for physical therapists and $90 for physical therapist assistants. To begin the process, you can download the respective Initial Application with Cover Letter from the department's website. Once these materials are submitted, they will be reviewed by the licensure board for approval or denial of your request for licensure. Depending on the completeness of your application materials and other variables such as background checks and verification of education credentials, it may take several weeks or months to receive a final decision from the board regarding your application status.

Yes, Nebraska is a member state of the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact (PT Compact). The PT Compact is an agreement between states that allows physical therapists and assistants to practice across state lines more easily.