Travel Physical Therapist Jobs in Texas

Are you a physical therapist looking for a change of scenery? Look no further than Texas! With its favorable climate, abundant cultural attractions and breathtaking natural beauty, this Lone Star State is sure to be the ideal destination for any physical therapist looking for a change of pace. Houston, Dallas, and Austin are all great cities to consider if you're looking for work as a physical therapist in Texas. Houston is known for its leading museums and eateries, Cowboys Stadium can be found in Dallas - along with the ever-popular Texas State Fair - and Austin offers an electrifying live music scene plus plenty of trendy bars and restaurants. Whatever your taste – Texas has something for everyone!

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Texas Travel Physical Therapist FAQ

The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of Texas was $90,870 per year or $43.69 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $72,870 and $107,700 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Texas or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $52,710, while the highest 10% earned more than $129,990. Texas ranks 21 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Texas ranks at 10. 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 Texas, you must meet all the requirements set forth by the Texas Physical Therapy Board. This includes having a degree from an accredited physical therapy program, submitting an application and fee to the Board, and providing transcripts and other necessary documents for review. The cost for a PT or PTA license is $190 and $125 respectively or $80 for a PT Provisional license and $75 for a PTA Provisional license. The application should be submitted to the Board's website, along with all required documents. After submission of your application, it can take 5-7 business days to process once all documents are received. If there are any delays due to circumstances beyond your control, the Board may grant you a provisional license in order to expedite the process.

Yes, Texas is a member state of the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact (PT Compact). The PT Compact was created to increase consumer access to physical therapy services by reducing regulatory barriers to interstate mobility and cross-state practice. It allows physical therapists and physical therapist assistants to obtain privileges in multiple states without having to obtain additional licenses. Texas joined the PT Compact on January 2, 2018.