Travel Physical Therapist Jobs in Pennsylvania

Make the move to become a travel physical therapist in Pennsylvania and seize the opportunity to advance your career! Experience a variety of settings as you provide care to patients throughout the state, from bustling cities like Philadelphia and Pittsburgh to tranquil countryside. Enjoy competitive salaries and great benefits while discovering all that Pennsylvania has to offer. From sports to rich culture, this state is full of possibilities.

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Pennsylvania Travel Physical Therapist FAQ

The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of Pennsylvania was $90,890 per year or $43.7 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $73,630 and $104,570 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Pennsylvania or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $62,720, while the highest 10% earned more than $127,130. Pennsylvania ranks 20 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Pennsylvania ranks at 27. 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 physical therapist in Pennsylvania, you need to first submit an application through the PA Licensing System (PALS). You will need to create an account and pay a fee of $30. Once submitted, the processing time for applications is 4-6 weeks. All applicants must meet certain educational requirements, including graduating from an accredited Physical Therapist program and passing the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE). In addition, all applicants must provide proof of current CPR certification. Additional information can be found on the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy website.

Yes, Pennsylvania is a member state of the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact (PT Compact). The PT Compact was launched by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) to increase consumer access to physical therapy services by reducing regulatory barriers to interstate mobility and cross-state practice. In 2020, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania joined the PT Compact through Act 119.