Travel Physical Therapist Jobs in Wisconsin

If you're a travel physical therapist looking for a job with a change of scenery, consider Wisconsin! With mild weather and plenty to explore, The Badger State has something for everybody. From Milwaukee's delicious food and drinks to Madison's stunning lakeside parks, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the gorgeous state parks in Door County near Green Bay, there is something here for every travel physical therapist. Whether you choose the thrills of living in a big city or an escape to rural peace and quiet, there are plenty of adventures waiting for you in Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin Travel Physical Therapist FAQ

The median salary for Physical Therapists in the state of Wisconsin was $88650 per year or $42.62 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $75230 and $101360 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Wisconsin or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $66540, while the highest 10% earned more than $113780. Wisconsin ranks 28 in median annual salary for Physical Therapists, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Wisconsin ranks at 23. 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 travel physical therapist in Wisconsin, you must first create an account with the WI license portal, and then apply for a locum tenens license. This 90-day period license is available to qualified individuals who hold an active physical therapy license issued by another jurisdiction in the US. Along with your application, you must submit a fee of $135 for PT and PTA endorsement. The processing time usually takes 8-12 weeks before you receive confirmation that your license has been approved. Once you have received your license, you will be able to practice as a travel physical therapist in Wisconsin.

Yes, Wisconsin is a member state of the Physical Therapy 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. In February 2020, Wisconsin joined the interstate Physical Therapy Licensure compact with the signing of Bill SB 390.