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Therapy Licensure in Missouri

Acquire your PT or OT license in Missouri and take your allied health career to the next level. Once you're licensed, you can access PT/OT opportunities in home health, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and acute care settings anywhere in the state. To help you get started, we've put together all the information you need in one convenient place. Learn about applying for licensure, average PT/OT salaries, cost of living, and career opportunities in this dynamic state.

It's not called the Show-Me State for nothing: Missouri offers a variety of options for entertainment, including Branson. You can explore big-city culture and nightlife in St. Louis or Kansas City. First, you need that license, and we've got you covered with all the info on this page. You can also reach out to us for more assistance if needed.

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Navigating PT and OT Licensure

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

  • OT: It typically takes around a month to receive your occupational license in Missouri. This is average compared to other occupational therapy licenses across the United States.
  • PT: It typically takes between four and six weeks to receive your physical therapy license in Missouri. This is average compared to other physical therapy licenses across the United States.


Helpful Information for Missouri PT and OT Licensure

MO FAQ Address

Physical Therapy

Board of Registration for the Healing Arts
P.O. Box 4
3605 Missouri Boulevard
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Occupational Therapy

Board of Occupational Therapy
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 1335
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1335

State Board Contact

Physical Therapy

Email: healingarts@pr.mo.gov
Phone: (573) 751-0098
Fax: (573) 751-3166

Occupational Therapy

Email: ot@pr.mo.gov
Phone: (573) 751.0877
Fax: (573) 526.3489

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OT and PT Salary in MO

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 Missouri:

  • 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 Missouri 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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Life In Missouri

Advantages of Therapy Jobs in MO

Whether you're driving historic Route 66, hiking a trail in the Ozarks, visiting a winery, or enjoying a day on the water, there's an energetic buzz in the air in Missouri. Learn how a travel physical therapy or occupational therapy job can put you in this exciting destination.


Spend a few months in Missouri as an allied therapist and enjoy competitive compensation and a vibrant lifestyle.


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