OT and PT License Boad Arkansas

Arkansas Therapy Licensure​

If you're interested in working as a physical therapist or occupational therapist in Arkansas, the first step is to acquire a state license. To get started, read through the resources on this page and learn about licensure, job opportunities, salaries and cost of living for PTs and OTs in the Nature State.

Our placement specialists and licensure experts are ready to help every step of the way. We can connect you to a fulfilling therapy career in Arkansas that comes with great pay and benefits. 

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How to Get Your Arkansas License

PT and OT Licensure Essentials

Assuming you have all the exam and other requirements handled when you apply to the state board, you can expect:

  • OT licensure process has an average 2-week turn-around time
  • PT licenses are typically processed within two business days

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Helpful Info for Arkansas Therapy Licensure

State Board Address

Physical Theapy

Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy
9 Shackleford Plaza, Suite 3
Little Rock, AR 72211

Occupational Therapy

Arkansas State Medical Board
Licensure Department
1401 W. Capitol Avenue, Suite 340
Little Rock, AR 72201

State Board Contact

Physical Therapy

Email: arptb@sbcglobal.net
Phone: (501) 228-7100
Fax: (501) 228-0294

Occupational Therapy

Email: support@armedicalboard.org
Phone: (501) 296-1802
Fax: (501) 296-1972

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OT and PT Salary in Arkansas

The Payoff in Travel Positions

Therapy travel jobs in Arkansas are a great way to get to your goal! You can make new friends, great money, and enjoy many other perks:

  • Physical therapists could earn up to $85,710 yearly
  • Occupational therapists could earn up to $85,920 yearly
  • Receive a housing stipend
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement

Discover The Natural State

Arkansas' Natural Beauty and Rich History

The cost of living in Arkansas state is much lower than the national average, and because the average OT and PT salary in Arkansas is about the same as the nation's average, that's good news for your spending power while on assignment.


he Land of Opportunity, as the state is nicknamed, offers plenty of exploration and adventure options. That's especially true for those who love the outdoors — it's not called the Natural State for no reason!

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