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Therapy Licensure in Nebraska

If your career goals include landing a rewarding PT or OT job in Nebraska, the first thing to do is make sure you're licensed to work in the state. Keep reading to find out where to apply for PT or OT licensure and how long you can expect the application process to take. We've also gathered plenty of information about PT job opportunities, salaries, benefits, and cost of living in Nebraska to help you plan your career path.

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Navigating PT and OT Licensure

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

  • OT: It typically takes up to 2 weeks to receive your occupational license in Nebraska. This is fast compared to other occupational therapy licenses across the United States.
  • PT: It typically takes between one and two weeks to receive your physical therapy license in Nebraska. This is fast compared to other physical therapy licenses across the United States.


Helpful Information for Getting Your PT or OT License in Nebraska

NE FAQ Address

Physical Therapy


Department of Health and Human Services
Licensure Unit - Physical Therapy
301 Centennial Mall South
14th & M Streets, 1st Floor
Lincoln, NE 68508

Occupational Therapy

DHHS Licensure Unit
Attn: Occupational Therapy
PO Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986

State Board Contact

Physical Therapy

Phone: (402) 471-2299
Fax: (402) 742-1152

Occupational Therapy

Phone: (402) 471-2299
Fax: (402) 742-1152

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OT and PT Salary in NE

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 Nebraska:

  • Physical therapists could earn up to $2,212/week*
  • Occupational therapists could earn up to $1,986/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 Nebraska 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 Nebraska

Advantages of Therapy Jobs in NE

From bustling urban centers to the splendor of scenic vistas, Nebraska is a place that people love to be. It's ranked as one of the top 10 best states to live in based on quality of life, education, economic opportunity, and stability. If you're ready to discover the thriving spirit of the Midwest with a PT or OT job in Nebraska, learn more about travel assignments that can take you to the nation's heartland.


During your days off, you can explore Nebraska's sights, including oddities such as Carhenge as well as plenty of rugged landscapes. In the cities, art museums and other cultural amenities are available. We've gathered what you need to get your OT and PT license to get started on this adventure, and you can contact us if you need more assistance along the way.



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