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Therapy Licensure in Minnesota​

If you're interested in a PT or OT therapy job in Minnesota, you're in the right place. This guide provides details on salaries, benefits, cost of living, and licensure for physical and occupational therapists in the state. We also have tips on lining up the perfect job in Minnesota for your skills.

Career planning can be overwhelming, but our staffing specialists have the expertise to streamline the process so you can start working as soon as possible. Feel free to reach out to our team with any questions about applying for your license and finding a job in your preferred setting.

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Navigating PT and OT Licensure

Once you've submitted a complete licensure application to the Minnesota state board, you can expect:

  • OT: It typically takes between one and two weeks to receive your occupational therapy license in Minnesota. This is fast compared to other occupational therapy licenses across the United States.
  • PT: Applications for a state license must be submitted to the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy. Temporary permits are usually issued within five days. 


Helpful Info. for Minnesota Therapy Professionals

MN State Board Addresses

Physical Therapy

Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy
2829 University Avenue SE, Suite 420
Minneapolis, MN 55414-3246

Occupational Therapy

Minnesota Board of Occupational Therapy
2829 University Avenue SE, Suite 415
Minneapolis, MN 55414


MN State Board Phone/Email

Physical Therapy State Board

Email: physical.therapy@state.mn.us
Phone: (612) 627-5406
Fax: (612) 627-5403

Occupational Therapy State Board

Email: occupational.therapy@state.mn.us
Phone: (612) 548-2179

MN Therapy Licensure Links

OT and PT Salary in MN

Travel Therapy Equals Great Pay and Benefits

In 2024, PT and OT salaries for travelers with AMN Healthcare can as earn as much as the following in Minnesota:

  • Physical therapists could earn up to $2,291/week*
  • Occupational therapists could earn up to $2,100/week*
In addition, our OT and PT travelers enjoy the following benefits:
  • A housing stipend
  • Day one health, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401k retirement plan options
  • Travel reimbursement

*Disclaimer: Wages for Minnesota therapy jobs are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

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Advantages of Working in Minnesota

One of the most appealing things about living and working in Minnesota is the exceptional quality of life. The Land of 10,000 Lakes consistently slots in near the top of the U.S. News annual survey of the best states in the country because of its strong infrastructure and natural environment. Ask our recruiters about rewarding PT and OT therapy jobs in the vibrant twin cities of Minneapolis-Saint Paul or a smaller community nestled right in the middle of nature.

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