New Grad OT Jobs MI

Find A High Paying, New Grad Friendly Occupational Therapy Job in Michigan With Advanced Travel Therapy.

We know that your first job as an OTR/L is a big deal and a little stressful. You’ve got to consider pay, cost of living, taxes, any student debt you may have, and the quality of the position you take. This is where Advanced Travel Therapy can come in and save the day. We have a ‘no worries’ New Grad Program that will give you everything you want while starting your career and more.

On our team, you can pick your setting and location while an Advanced Recruiter lines up the job and negotiates your salary so that it’s as high as it can be. You’ll get all the adulting benefits like comprehensive medical coverage, company-paid life insurance, professional and general liability coverage, and a 401k. You’ll also get valuable new grad benefits like free and unlimited CEUs, $5,000 in tuition reimbursement, and robust OT Mentorship.

If you already live in Michigan, you’re still eligible for to join our and start a travel OT job with Advanced. If you’re interested in a new grad travel OT career in MI, apply with us today or call 1-800-330-7711.

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How Much Do OTs Make In MI?

$37.73 per hour

$1,913 per week

$78,490  per year

There is no shame in wanting to make more money than your average new grad right out of school. Although compensation will always be impacted by factors like setting and experience, one way to ensure that your pay is high is by becoming a travel OT. Advanced Travelers get awesome perks like tax breaks, stipends, bonuses, and reimbursements. Ultimately, travel therapists make more than their non-traveling counterparts.

If you’re interested in earning more as a new grad travel OT in Michigan, apply now!


OT Settings in Michigan

If you want to become a more experienced clinician and find your calling as an OT, travel is definitely for you. When you become a travel OT with Advanced, you will have the opportunity to work with various clinical teams and patient populations during 13-week assignments. You can try different settings in the same state, the same setting in different states, or extend at ones you love. You can make your career your own with comprehensive support and a deep sense of security.

A few of the settings in Michigan you can choose from include:

Rehabilitation Centers
Private Clinics
Public Schools

Home Health Agencies
Long Term Care Facilities
Acute Care Facilities
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Setting Spotlight


An outpatient setting will give a new grad OT the opportunity to learn while working with a diverse range of patients. These patients will be medically stable and are usually motivated to better their lives. The ultimate goal is to help patients reach higher levels of functional independence by offering interventions like:

  • Activities of daily living
  • Functional mobility
  • Dexterity

Michigan OT Licensure Board Michigan Board of Occupational Therapists

PO Box 30670  Lansing, MI 48909

Phone: 517-335-0918

One of the perks of working with Advanced Travel Therapy is not having to worry as much about things like licensure. The cost for an OT license in MI is $95.95. We will reimburse you for your Michigan license if don't already have one so you can start your ideal job in the state. Your Advanced Recruiter will also make sure the application process doesn’t overwhelm you. We got you!

If you want to learn more about the Michigan OT License or licensure in other states, check out our comprehensive Occupational Therapy Licensure Boards Guide.

Living In Michigan

Michigan is equal parts warmth and beauty. Its land is majestic and its people are kind. If you take an OT assignment in MI, you are guaranteed to feel welcomed by the state’s friendly, Midwestern people from day one. Known as the Great Lake State, Michigan borders four of the world-renowned Great Lakes and has 62,798 lakes total! So if you’re into water activities, this water wonderland will not disappoint.

Outdoor recreation in Michigan is year-round. You can snowboard down Voodoo Mountain in the winter or raft through Piers Gorge in the summer. Every season will be lived and felt to its fullest in this Midwestern gem.

The town and urban centers of Michigan have just as much to offer as the rest of the state. Detroit is one of America’s most historically important cities. It served as an entrepreneurial hub in both the automotive and musical industries. To date, Detroit’s museums, and food, music, art, and shopping venues are one-of a kind. If you’re looking for a more quaint experience, college towns like Ann Arbor and East Lansing will be perfect places to explore on your time off.

Here are a few Michigan bucket list spots you can check out on assignment:

  • The Henry Ford
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes
  • Tahquamenon Falls State Park
  • Pictured Rocks National Seashore, Lake Superior
  • Mackinac Island
  • Detroit Institute of Arts
  • Grand Haven State Park
  • Old Mission Peninsula Wineries

If you’re not an OT yet but are interested in becoming one, there are great OT programs in Michigan. Below are a couple of links to get you started on your search. As you get closer to graduating make sure you check our blog where you’ll find a lot of good information for new grads.

Grand Valley State University

Wayne State University

Travel Benefits

  1. 100% Paid Medical Coverage

  2. Lucrative Pay

  3. 401k with Company Matching

  4. Customized Travel Packages

  5. Robust Clinical and Lifestyle Mentorship

  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

  5. Advanced Education CEU's

  1. Why Advanced Medical

    Joining the Advanced Medical 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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