Life as a traveling therapist has numerous perks: the freedom to live in various places across the country, multiple clinic settings to choose from, and of course, higher pay. But the most exciting benefit is the ability to take full control over your career and design the work-life balance you’ve always hoped for.
You didn’t choose this profession for the paycheck. You became an occupational therapist because you enjoy helping people improve the quality of their lives—and that’s the way it should be. Still, you shouldn’t completely ignore the dollar amount on your paystub. Money might not be your main motivator, but you deserve fair compensation for the quality of therapy you provide.
Compliance expert Tom Ambury discusses the legalities of financial incentives for clinical performance within a physical therapy practice.
Whether you’re job hunting or negotiating the pay rate of your current position, there are several factors you should take into account when it comes to physical therapist salaries.
To tDPT, or not to tDPT: that is the question. Here’s the info you need to come up with an answer.
When you decided to go into this profession, you probably didn’t do so with dreams of one day touring Robin Leach around your mega-yacht. For you, becoming a speech-language pathologist wasn’t about the money—it was about helping people overcome communication challenges, gain self-confidence, and improve the quality of their lives.
Today’s post comes from WebPT Member Mike Taylor, PT, MBA, OCS, from OrthoSport Physical Therapy. Thanks, Mike! Assume that your personality and skills are what the world’s been waiting for.
As the population ages and baby boomers find themselvs in need of healthcare services, occupations with fewer years of study and moderate salaries—like physical therapist assistant, are in high demand.