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Find High Paying Occupational Therapy Jobs In Illinois With Advanced Travel Therapy.

If you’re an occupational therapist, there’s a good chance that one of the reasons you chose this career is that you feel called to help those who are experiencing pain or suffering from a disability.

Often times, these folks live in rural areas of the country that do not have access to skilled occupational therapists. That’s when the travel occupational therapist comes to the rescue.

By working as a travel therapist, you’ll journey to locations throughout the country that have expressed a need for an occupational therapist to assist patients who live in the area. Once there, you'll work together with the local medical facility's personnel to provide expert care for these patients.


Travel Occupational Therapist Benefits

When you travel to Illinois to work a travel OT job with Advanced Travel Therapy, you can rest assured that you will be equipped with some of the best support available in the industry. We offer our travel therapists highly competitive pay as well as a suite of excellent benefits. Some of these include:

  • Free Continued Education Courses
  • Travel Expense Allowance
  • State Licensure Reimbursement
  • Tuition Rewards
  • 401(k) with Company Matching
  • Mentorship Programs
  • Comprehensive Medical Coverage
  • Outstanding Customer Service & Support
Duties & Responsibilities

Working as a travel OT isn't very different than working as a permanently placed occupational therapist. The main difference is that you'll be working in a new city and with new patients and colleagues. Once you arrive at your destination facility in Maryland, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assess and develop individualized treatment plans for each patient
  • Establish goals for each patient’s treatment plan and rehabilitation
  • Work with patients to achieve various goals to improve daily tasks and function
  • Support patient’s physical, mental, social, and emotional needs based on their specific situations
  • Clearly and effectively communicate with patients, colleagues and patient families
  • Help people to improve their quality of life using your skills and knowledge.

Salary Information

According to, occupational therapists working in Illinois are being offered an average salary of $68,126 per year.

By working as a travel occupational therapist, however, you stand to benefit from the high demand for your skills and experience. Occupational therapy travel jobs typically pay between 15% to 20% higher than permanently placed OTs. In addition, travel therapists are often eligible for excellent benefits such as paid housing, licensure reimbursement, and great insurance coverage.

The Weather in Illinois
Depending on where your travel OT assignment takes you in Illinois, you can expect a wide variety of weather conditions throughout the state.

There are several factors that contribute to this range of average weather conditions; Elevation, latitude and the proximity to Lake Michigan being the major differentiators.

Summertime highs can get as warm as the low 90's, with winter temps averaging in the 30s and low 40's for much of the state. These weather conditions lend themselves to ample opportunities for outdoor exploration in the all but chilliest days of winter.


Landmarks & Locations

When you're not helping patients meet their occupational therapy goals, you'll have plenty of time to explore all the cool stuff Illinois has to offer. This could include anything from a weekend spent sightseeing in Chicago, or an extend road trip through rural Illinois.

Regardless of what your idea of fun is, there is better than average chance that Illinois has something for nearly everyone. Check out these must-see attractions in the state and let us know if there is anything we left out.

  • Millenium Park
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Magnificent Mile
  • Navy Pier
  • Field Museum of Natural History
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Wrigley Field
  • Cloud Gate
  • Grant Park
  • Lincoln Park Zoo

About Advanced Travel Therapy

Advanced Travel Therapy is one of the leading providers of skilled and dedicated occupational therapists to medical facilities throughout the country. As one of the largest staffing firms for travel therapists, Advanced is able to offer our travelers a broad selection of high-paying travel jobs at highly respected facilities.


Illinois State Licensure Information

For occupational therapists interested in working with Advanced Travel Therapy in Illinois, you’ll need to acquire or provide information regarding your state licensure status prior to accepting your travel OT job.

For detail information about any state's specific licensure requirements, check out our comprehensive State Licensure Information guide.

Continued Education Units (CEUs)

At Advanced Travel Therapy, we’re committed to enriching the lives of our travel therapists. One major aspect of this is career development. That’s why we offer our travel PTs, OTs & SLPs access to our excellent and expansive online CEU platform.

This allows you, as a travel occupational therapist, the ability to keep informed about the latest educational opportunities in the field.


The Benefits of Travel Therapy with Advanced

By partnering with Advanced Travel Therapy to find your ideal travel OT job, we will together be embarking on a journey of professional development that will take your career as an allied healthcare professional to the next level and beyond.

In addition to the excellent benefits and pay you’ll receive, travel therapists are able to gain a ton of extremely valuable career experience by working with new colleagues and patients in a variety of settings.

Our experienced and friendly team of Advanced mentors are ready and willing to provide each of our travel therapists with professional guidance and advice, allowing you to get the most out of your travel therapy assignments.

Furthermore, our team of dedicated support personnel is available 24/7 to answer any question or assist in resolving any issue you may have while on assignment, on duty and off.

If you’re interested in learning more about these awesome opportunities in Illinois with Advanced Travel Therapy, call us today at 1-800-330-7711. You can also apply online and a friendly Advanced recruiter will contact you to discuss how we can take your career as an occupational therapist to the next level with travel therapy.

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Travel Benefits

  1. 100% Paid Medical Coverage

  2. Lucrative Pay

  3. 401k with Company Matching

  4. Customized Travel Packages

  5. Company-Paid Life Insurance

  6. Large Support Staff

  1. State Licensure Reimbursement

  2. Significant Referral Bonus

  3. Personal Recruiter

  4. Exceptional Customer Service (24 hours/day)

  5. Clinical Director

  1. Corporate Furnished Housing or Generous Lodging Per Diem

  2. Travel Expense Allowance

  3. Meals and Incidentals Stipend

  4. Professional & General Liability Coverage

  1. Why Advanced Travel Therapy

    Joining the Advanced Travel Therapy team gives you the attention you deserve. We work closely with each candidate to find the right fit clinically, culturally and financially. We also offer:

    • Five-star customer service
    • Clinical & licensure support
    • and much, much more!

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    • Advanced found me the perfect travel job in an outpatient setting. It was such a great match that I ended up staying on as a full time employee. If I decide to ever travel again, I will not hesitate to call Advanced.

      Mary TMary T.
    • After traveling with several different travel companies I found Advanced. I have now completed 3 great assignments and will never leave this company. Finally a company that actually delivers on what they say.

      Linda WLinda W.
      Sacramento, CA
    • We Just moved into my apartment provided by Advanced and we are loving it! My wife and I are both therapists and the apartment is amazing, it has its own movie theater, fitness center and many other amenities.

      Michael FMichael F.
      Dallas, TX
    • I was referred to Advanced by another traveler in my building that worked for them. She kept telling me that they really do customize packages and pay top rates so I called them and that is exactly what they did.

      Nancy PNancy P.
      Charleston, SC

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