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by Robertso010
Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT/PT couple interested in traveling
Replies: 16
Views: 43414

Re: OT/PT couple interested in traveling

Tweety tina I think it is a personal decision. The stipend can be a lot of money. But the hassell of Finding short term leases can be challenging. If your up for the challenge find your own housing it will likely be better for you both and pay what is necessary to make it happen. I have had lease co...
by Robertso010
Thu Aug 27, 2015 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What should travel physical therapists be paid?
Replies: 10
Views: 30107

Re: What should we be paid?

To all, I have had some interesting experiences and honestly I have dumped several recruiters. I just want an honest person who knows how to handle business. In my experience recruiters have been giving me false information in regards to benefits, pay, and stipend information. My girlfriend is also ...
by Robertso010
Tue Aug 11, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What should travel physical therapists be paid?
Replies: 10
Views: 30107

Re: What should we be paid?

I Wanted to pass this website along. Recruiters are still low balling the crap out of me. Some one told $42/hour with 30 years experience was then best she has ever placed. I think I have less negotiation as a new grad but I feel some recruiters will lie to you. Its definitely a learning experience....
by Robertso010
Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT/PT couple interested in traveling
Replies: 16
Views: 43414

Re: OT/PT couple interested in traveling

I wanted to get some of your opinions I realize this question is conditional. When traveling with a significant other(We are PT/PT) is it common to have separate start and end dates? Is your income taking a hit with excessive time off with no pay while your spouse may be finishing up their contract?...
by Robertso010
Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What should travel physical therapists be paid?
Replies: 10
Views: 30107

What should travel physical therapists be paid?

I am a new grad and I am not certain what I should expect these companies to offer. I feel I was "low balled" a few times at the $20/ hour range. So my questions are: 1) what should a new grad expect hourly? 2) what should your pay increase look like with positive work experience? 3) what benefits s...
by Robertso010
Wed Jul 22, 2015 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel therapy companies / travel PT recruiters
Replies: 91
Views: 167251

Re: Travel therapy companies

I have discussed options with a company and was offered $24 per hour. I am a new grad working PRN making $40 per hour. I am curious what to expect for a pay rate from a company.

Feel free to email me with an answer.