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  • Physical Therapist Job in Salem, OR

    Setting: SNF Location: Salem, OR

    This thirteen week assignment in the Salem, OR is located in one of our prestigious rehabilitation companies. This is a great opportunity for a traveling physical therapist wishing to use...

  • Physical Therapist Job in La Grande, OR

    Setting: SNF Location: La Grande, OR

    Advanced has a Physical Therapy job in La Grande, OR available. The ideal candidate will have experience working in this job setting. Essential duties and responsibilities of the physical...

  • Physical Therapist Job in Willamette, OR

    Setting: Home Health Location: Willamette, OR

    Advanced is partnering with a facility in the Willamette, OR area currently seeking to hire a physical therapist with experience working in this environment. The physical therapy professional...

  • Physical Therapist Job in Salem, OR

    Setting: School Location: Salem, OR

    Advanced's School Division specializes in matching Physical Therapists with the perfect healthcare job in a school setting and is proud to announce the following opening for the upcoming...

  • Physical Therapist Job in Tillamook, OR

    Setting: School Location: Tillamook, OR

    Advanced's School Division specializes in matching Physical Therapists with the perfect healthcare job in a school setting and is proud to announce the following opening for the upcoming...


new grad PT Oregon jobs

Find A High Paying, New Grad Friendly Physical Therapy Job in Oregon With Advanced Travel Therapy.

Starting your career in PT can be a daunting step. You will be transitioning from the classroom into the real world and adulting isn’t easy. You may be wondering what your days will look like on the job, how much money you will or should be making, and where you may end up. Advanced Travel Therapy has created the ‘No Worries” Job Solution for new grads to eliminate fear, anxiety, and stress. We will hook you up with a dedicated recruiter that will take out all the guess work and line up your ideal job. We will also offer you awesome pay packages, free and unlimited CEUs, crazy benefits, $5,000 in tuition reimbursements, and most importantly, a mentor from your discipline that will be a constant source of support for all your clinical, lifestyle, and freaking-out needs.

Another awesome perk of travel therapy is…well… travel. Every travel therapy assignment is a new adventure. And one of your new grad assignments can land you in picturesque Oregon. If Oregon is on the horizon for you but you are not sure of what setting you would like to gain experience in, your recruiter will try and get you options. Advanced Travel Therapy places new grad PTs just like you in a variety of settings like SNFs, out-patient, in-patient, acute care, and home health. And remember, travel therapy ensures you are not bound to a single setting. Your recruiter will help you explore from assignment to assignment if you so choose, or maybe you’ll find your setting strength along the way!

Keep reading to find more about pay, settings, and licensure in Oregon. If you already live in Oregon, you’re still eligible for a travel PT job with Advanced. If you’re interested in a travel PT career in OR, apply with us today.

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How Much Do PTs Make In OR?

Although the hourly and yearly Oregon averages are lower than the national, they don’t necessarily apply to travelers. With traveler tax-breaks, reimbursements, bonuses, and a recruiter in your corner, a new grad travel therapist will generally be able to make more than a permanently placed counterpart in any given location. In addition, as a travel therapist you will always fall under the weekly category, which in Oregon is on par with the national average.

To put it simply, travel therapist aren’t average and the pay usually reflects that! If you’re interested in increasing your earning potential as a new grad travel PT in Oregon, apply now!

Average Base Salary for Physical Therapists in Oregon


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Average Hourly Rate


Number of Physical Therapists in Oregon

Salary Range for Physical Therapists in Oregon


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Senior Level Salary

Scale starts at $60,000
Starting Salary $64,720
Median Salary $83,700
High Salary $103,730
Scale ends at $110,000

Data from 2016 Bureau of Labor Statistics


PT Settings in Oregon

As a new grad physical therapist, you have probably heard a lot about the different settings you can work in. You may already feel drawn to a certain setting or you may have no idea where your heart lies. With Advanced Travel Therapy you will be able to test the waters, hone your skills, and explore. Below you will find short descriptions of a few of the settings you will find in Oregon that you can choose from with your Advanced Recruiter.

Outpatient Settings

Patients visit outpatient facilities when they do not need to be admitted into short-or long term care settings. For the most part, PTs in this setting will see patients with orthopedic/musculoskeletal issues, or neuromuscular injuries or impairments. These PTs are usually invested in showing patients how to self-manage concerns, regain range of motion, lessen pain, and recover from or avoid surgery.

The annual mean wage for this setting is $87,560.

Skilled Nursing Facilities

SNFs will provide acute or long-term care for patients. A new grad working in a SNF will see variety of conditions in the facility and learn along the way. PTs in SNFs may offer care in many areas including but not limited to pain management, rehabilitation for orthopedic injuries or joint replacement, and illness recovery. Although the majority of patients may be geriatric in SNFs, these facilities do treat anyone who is in need of skilled nursing.

The annual mean wage for this setting is $91,490.

Home Health

During home health assignments, PTs usually offer services within the patient’s home. There are times when the PT is asked to go to a caregiver’s home, SNF, group home, emergency room, or elsewhere, but it is still considered a home health assignment.  Like SNFs, the majority of home health patients will be senior citizens, however, any individuals requiring care in their place of residence (even pediatric patients) will receive home health. Conditions that PTs may treat in home health settings include fractures, progressive neurological conditions, chronic pain, and fall risk.

The annual mean wage for this setting is $96,560.

Oregon PT Licensure Board Physical Therapist Licensing Board

800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 407 Portland, OR 97232

Phone: 971-673-0200
Fax: 971-673-0226

You’ve passed the boards! You nailed the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) and you’ve found a great job in a state you've always wanted to explore. Do you need a state specific license? Yes, yes you do. We know it sounds easier to just skip the licensing and stay in one place, but don’t! One of the most common issues with travel therapy is getting licensed in the state you’re moving to. Advanced Travel Therapy works hard to make sure that’s not a problem. Our recruiters will assist in acquiring and renewing your Oregon PT license. We’ll even help by compensating you for costs associated with licensing.

Living In Oregon

Oregon is a breathtaking state in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S.A. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean and other awesome states like California and Washington (talk about road trip paradise, right?).

The “Beaver State” offers jaw dropping backdrops for adventure or laid-back leisure with waterfalls, cliffs, forests, and epic coastlines. If you’re coming out of PT school and looking for some nature-heavy adventures, Oregon offers nearly 200 state parks to choose from. You’ll be able to hike, ski, camp, sky dive, bungee jump, and do just about anything your heart desires across this gorgeous state.

If you’re leaving the nail-biting stress of PT school behind you and are looking for more ‘chill’ activities to fill your downtime from work- Oregon is a foodie’s dream.  It is also the self-defined craft beer capital of our great country! With crazy food trucks, amazing farmers markets, great breweries, and trendy eateries, you will never find yourself with nothing short of awesome to do in Oregon.

If you’re not a PT yet but are interested in becoming one, there are a couple of really good PT programs in Oregon. As you get closer to graduating make sure you check our blog where you’ll find a lot of good information for new grads.

George Fox University

Pacific University, Oregon

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

Cost of living in different cities.

  1. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA +0.5% ⇧ 
    Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA +0.5% ⇧ 
  2. Medford, OR -2% ⇩ 
    Medford, OR -2% ⇩ 
  3. Eugene-Springfield, OR -2.3% ⇩ 
    Eugene-Springfield, OR -2.3% ⇩ 
  4. Corvallis, OR -2.6% ⇩ 
    Corvallis, OR -2.6% ⇩ 
  5. Salem, OR -3.2% ⇩ 
    Salem, OR -3.2% ⇩ 
  6. Bend, OR -3.4% ⇩ 
    Bend, OR -3.4% ⇩ 

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

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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