Travel Physical Therapist Jobs in New York

Are you a physical therapist seeking a meaningful travel assignment in the Empire State? New York is an amazing place to explore and experience, offering big-city attractions as well as plenty of outdoor recreation across its diverse landscapes. From iconic landmarks in Manhattan to hikes through the Adirondacks and Finger Lakes, there's something here for everyone. Plus, you'll be providing top-notch care at many premier healthcare facilities while taking in all that New York has to offer - so you can make a real impact as well as enjoy an unforgettable experience.

New York Travel Physical Therapist FAQ

The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of New York was $92,860 per year or $44.64 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $76,470 and $107,030 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in New York or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $66,630, while the highest 10% earned more than $125,910. New York ranks 12 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, New York ranks at 49. 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 New York, you must meet certain state requirements. First and foremost, you will need to obtain a license from the New York State Education Department (NYSED). To apply for this license, you will need to fill out an application form which is available on the NYSED website. Along with your application form, you must also submit a fee of $294 for physical therapists and $103 for physical therapy assistants. Once your application has been received by the NYSED, it typically takes at least four weeks for processing time. Further information on licensure requirements can be obtained from the Board of Physical Therapy website.

The model legislation required for New York to join the PT Compact is currently being considered. The state will not be able to grant or accept compact rights until the legislation has been passed and fully implemented.