States with the Most Therapy Jobs


California appears to be the state with the highest demand across all therapy professions, having the most openings in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology. What other states are seeing strong demand for therapists? We analyzed data on our site and came up with the three states with the most available openings for PTs, OTs, and SLPs right now, as well as a selection of noteworthy openings for each position type.

Physical Therapy

1. California

Number of PT Jobs Available in California: 879

Average Annual PT Salary in California: $97,610

Noteworthy Openings in California:

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2. Virginia

Number of PT Jobs Available in Virginia: 222

Average Annual PT Salary in Virginia: $90,960

Noteworthy Openings in Virginia:

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3. New York

Number of PT Jobs Available in New York: 200

Average Annual PT Salary in New York: $85,100

Noteworthy Openings in New York:

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Occupational Therapy

1. California

Number of OT Jobs Available in California: 326

Average Annual OT Salary in California: $97,260

Noteworthy Openings in California:

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2. Texas

Number of OT Jobs Available in Texas: 208

Average Annual OT Salary in Texas: $87,780

Noteworthy Openings in Texas:

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3. Illinois

Number of OT Jobs Available in Illinois: 116

Average Annual OT Salary in Illinois: $84,820

Noteworthy Openings in Illinois:

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Speech-Language Pathology

1. California

Number of SLP Jobs Available in California: 497

Average Annual SLP Salary in California: $92,750

Noteworthy Openings in California:

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2. Texas

Number of SLP Jobs Available in Texas: 241

Average Annual SLP Salary in Texas: $71,940

Noteworthy Openings in Texas:

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3. Florida

Number of SLP Jobs Available in Florida: 176

Average Annual SLP Salary in Florida: $76,820

Noteworthy Openings in Florida:

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Disclaimer: The viewpoint expressed in this article is the opinion of the author and is not necessarily the viewpoint of the owners or employees at Healthcare Staffing Innovations, LLC.

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