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OT and PT Licensing Information for Mississippi Search Travel Jobs

Therapy Licensure in Mississippi​

There's a lucrative career waiting for you in Mississippi when you acquire your physical therapy or occupational therapy license. Whether you're a new grad or an experienced professional, you can find a rewarding position that suits your skills and provides competitive pay and benefits. This guide helps ease the stress of planning your next career move by providing an overview of the state licensure process, average PT salaries and exciting job opportunities.

If you have questions, our staffing specialists are ready to help. They can match you to a PT or OT job in Mississippi that fits your goals and help clarify how to obtain your licensure.

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Navigating PT and OT Licensure

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

  • OT: It typically takes between 3 to 4 weeks to receive your occupational license in Mississippi. This is somewhat fast compared to other occupational therapy licenses across the United States.
  • PT: It typically takes between one and two days to receive your physical therapy license in Mississippi. This is fast compared to other physical therapy licenses across the United States.


Contact Info. for Mississippi Therapy License

MS FAQ Address

Physical Therapy

Mississippi State Board of Physical Therapy
840 East River Place, Suite 503
Jackson, MS 39296-5707

Occupational Therapy

MSDH Professional Licensure Division
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700

State Board Contact

Physical Therapy

Email: monica.crowley@ptboard.az.gov
Phone: (602) 274-0236
Fax: (602) 274-1378

Occupational Therapy

Email: Submit online form
Phone: (602) 589-8352
Fax: (602) 589-8354

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OT and PT Salary in MS

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 Mississippi:

  • Physical therapists could earn up to $2,100/week*
  • Occupational therapists could earn up to $1,885/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 Mississippi 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.

Life In Mississippi

Advantages of Therapy Jobs in MS

As the birthplace of blues, Mississippi has a vibrant energy. Enjoy great music, rich history, beautiful nature, and Southern hospitality every day. If you're interested in spending some time in this captivating state, start your job search today.


That's not the only reason to head on down to the Hospitality State, either. You can enjoy delicious home-cooked meals in a variety of restaurants, relax on nearby beaches, and try your luck at the casinos. You'll find the details for getting your Mississippi OT and PT license on this page, and if you still need some help, don't gamble with this particular process. Reach out to the recruiters to help make your next assignment a sure success.


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