The cost of the Nebraska PT license is $133.00. All physical therapists planning on practicing in the state for any period of time must have a current license. Below you will find the contact details for the NE Board of Physical Therapy. You will also find valuable compensation and licensing information, which will help you plan your next career move. One thing to keep in mind is that therapists working with Advanced Travel Therapy are able to receive additional help with licensure. We can reimburse our PTs for one license per travel assignment and we also offer assistance with the licensure process.


Board of Physical Therapy
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986


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

How long to receive your PT license
1-2 weeks 
1-2 weeks 
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1-2 weeks

Nebraska is one of the best states in the country to experience the four seasons and wide-open spaces. From Sandhills to prairies and forests to bluffs, NE’s landscape will make an awesome background for any adventure you want to take. Moreover, the Cornhusker State’s two largest cities, Omaha and Lincoln, have awesome food joints, local shops, museums, and entertainment venues. It’s a great state to experience the best of the historical, natural, and trendy while making great money as a physical therapist. With the states lower cost of living and the high-paying positions, PTs are able to take in various settings across the state, it won’t be hard to raise your earning potential in NE.

Average Base Salary for Physical Therapists in Nebraska


Average Annual Base Salary


Average Hourly Rate


Number of Physical Therapists in Nebraska

Salary Range for Physical Therapists in Nebraska


Entry Level Salary


Senior Level Salary

Scale starts at $50,000
Starting Salary $52,200
Median Salary $74,780
High Salary $101,760
Scale ends at $110,000

Data from 2016 Bureau of Labor Statistics

What is the cost of living for Physical Therapists in Nebraska?

Cost of living in different cities.

  1. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA -5.7% ⇩ 
    Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA -5.7% ⇩ 
  2. Lincoln, NE -7.1% ⇩ 
    Lincoln, NE -7.1% ⇩ 

What are these numbers? The Regional Price Parity the cost of goods and services in a region in comparison to the national average, which is set at 100. For example New York's RPP is 122.2, meaning that goods there cost 22.2% more than the national average.

Data from 2015 Bureau of Labor Statistics