OT and PT License Board North Carolina

North Carolina​ Therapy Licensure

Whether you're looking for a warm place to ride out the winter or just want to cross another state off your bucket list, getting a job as an occupational or physical therapist in North Carolina is a safe bet. This guide has everything you need to get started on your licensure and make the most of your time in this beautiful Southern state.

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How to Get Your North Carolina License

Navigating Your PT and OT Licensure

If you're ready to head to North Carolina and get to work, you're in luck:

  • OT Licensure takes about 1 to 2 weeks on average
  • PT licensure may take up to 90 days to process

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Helpful Info for North Carolina Therapy Licensure

State Board Address

Physical Therapy
North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
8300 Health Park, Suite 233
Raleigh, NC 27615

Occupational Therapy
North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy
P.O. Box 2280
Raleigh, NC 27602-2280

State Board Contact

Physical Therapy
Email: angela.licensing@ncptboard.org
Phone: ((919) 490-6393
Fax: (919) 490-5106

Occupational Therapy
Email: administrator@ncbot.org
Phone: (919) 832-1380
Fax: (919) 833-1059

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OT and PT Salary in North Carolina

Being an allied traveler, especially with AMN Healthcare, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Allied travel workers make an average of 20% more than stall PTs.

  • Physicial therapist earns an mean wage of $88,020 annually
  • Occupational therapists earns an averge of $82,480 annually
  • Receive a housing stipends
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
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Life In North Carolina

Advantages of Working in North Carolina

From mountain peaks to tranquil coastlines, North Carolina is filled with modern charm. There's plenty to do between shifts, whether you want to head to the beach, relax in the city or explore culinary delights. 

With mountains, salt water and plenty of big city life, it's easy to see why so many travel OTs and PTs have North Carolina at the top of their lists. When you work as a traveling allied health professional, you get to see the world and create lasting memories all while getting paid.

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