OT and PT License Board Washington

Washington​ Therapy Licensure

Obtain your therapist license in Washington state and advance your career with a rewarding PT or OT job in this corner of the Pacific Northwest. If you're not sure how to get started, check out our helpful resources about licensure, average salaries and rewarding travel therapist opportunities. Our team of recruiters is here to assist you if you're ready to pursue a job as a physical or occupational therapist in Washington.

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How to Get Your Washington License

Navigating Your PT and OT Licensure

The Washington State Department of Health processes applications for PT licensure. While the complete application review time varies, a temporary permit is generally issued in three to four weeks.

Washington's Occupational Therapy Practice Board handles applications for licensure. According to the board, processing times vary, so plan to get your paperwork organized as soon as possible. 

Helpful Info for Washington Therapy Licensure

State Board Address

Occupational Therapy

Washington State Department of Health
Occupational Therapy Practice Board
111 Israel Road S.E.
Tumwater, WA 98501

 

Physical Therapy

Washington Department of Health
Board of Physical Therapy
P.O. Box 47877
Olympia, WA 98504-7877

State Board Contact

Occupational Therapy

Email: hsqa.csc@doh.wa.gov
Phone: (360) 236-4700
Fax: (360) 236-4818

 

Physical Therapy

Email: hsqa.csc@doh.wa.gov
Phone: (360) 236-4700
Fax: N/A

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OT and PT Salary in Washington

Boost Your Income With Travel Therapy Positions

Being an allied traveler, especially with AMN Healthcare, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Occupational therapists who choose travel assignments can work in their choice of destination and receive free housing or a housing allowance during their contract. OTs in Washington make an annual mean wage of $84,150, with PTs earning an annual mean wage of $88,010. Travel therapists have the potential to earn an average of 20% more than permanently placed clinicians; although, individual salaries are based on experience.

Life In Washington

Advantages of Working in Washington

Named by U.S. News as the overall best state in 2019, the Evergreen State shines in so many ways. It boasts a robust economy, strong healthcare and an excellent education system. On your days off, enjoy Seattle's cool vibe, the serene San Juan Islands, spectacular mountain vistas and lush rainforests. Do you have a dream job in mind? Let us know so we can get you started working in this fabulous state.

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