Travel Physical Therapist Jobs in Washington

Washington is a great destination for travel physical therapists looking to explore the Pacific Northwest and gain new skills. From hospitals to clinics to medical centers throughout the state, travel physical therapy jobs in Washington are plentiful and provide an exciting opportunity for therapists to experience all that this beautiful state has to offer. With its stunning mountain ranges, vibrant cities, and rural areas with plenty of outdoor activities, Washington offers something for everyone.

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Washington Travel Physical Therapist FAQ

The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of Washington was $90,940 per year or $43.72 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $80,070 and $103,130 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Washington or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $66,850, while the highest 10% earned more than $116,120. Washington ranks 19 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Washington ranks at 38. 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.

If you're looking to become a travel physical therapist in the state of Washington, there are several steps you'll need to take. First, you'll need to apply for a license from the Washington Department of Health (DOH). The fees for this license are $65 for a physical therapist and $60 for a physical therapist assistant. You can find the application on the DOH website. After submitting your application, it will be processed within 30 days. Additionally, applicants who are seeking endorsement from another state may apply for a 90-day temporary permit which allows them to work as long as they receive seven hours of AIDS training. Once you receive your license, you will be able to practice as a physical therapist or assistant in Washington.

Yes, Washington is a member state of the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact (PT Compact). The PT Compact allows qualified physical therapists and physical therapy assistants licensed in a compact member state to purchase a privilege to work in another. Washington signed into law the PT Compact on March 16, 2021, and will begin issuing compact privileges on September 23, 2021.