OT and PT License Board Iowa

Iowa Therapy Licensure

Are you looking for an occupational therapy job or physical therapy job that lets you thrive professionally and personally? Consider acquiring your state license in Iowa and building your career in this Midwestern state. Here's what you need to know about applying for licensure, processing times, average salaries and potential job opportunities. Our recruiters have strong relationships with employers across the country and can help you line up a rewarding OT or PT job in healthcare, skilled nursing and school settings throughout Iowa.

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How to Get Your Iowa License

Once you've submitted & completed a licensure application to the state board, you can anticipate:

  • OT licensure processes may take up to two to three weeks
  • PT licensure processes can take up to eight weeks

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Helpful Info for Iowa Therapy Licensure

State Board Address

Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy
Iowa Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy
Lucas State Office Building, 5th Floor
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075

State Board Contact

Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy
Phone: (515) 281-0254
Fax: (515) 281-3121

Licensure Helpful Links

Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy
Practice Act
License Verification
Legislative Links


OT and PT Salary in Iowa

Travel OTs and PTs have big earning potential. Travel assignments typically offer up to 20% more than a permanent salaried position.

  • Physical therapists could earn up to $82,940 yearly
  • Occupational therapists could earn up to $82,380 yearly
  • Housing Benefits
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Health Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Continuing Education Opportunities


Life in Iowa

Advantages of Working in Iowa

Bustling urban centers, unspoiled wilderness, scenic byways and white-water adventures are all at your fingertips in Iowa. Spend a few months in this vibrant state on a short-term travel assignment or talk to our recruiters about arranging local assignments so you can set down some roots. Learn more about the freedom that comes with travel physical therapy and occupational therapy jobs.

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