Upstream Careers State Spotlight: Iowa

Iowa is one of the leading agriculture states across the United States. There are plenty of things to love about Iowa if you’re considering moving there for a new physical therapy career opportunity. Upstream Rehabilitation and our family of brands have several locations in the state of Iowa.

Take a look at some of the many interesting things about Iowa and see why you should elevate your physical therapy career with Upstream Rehabilitation in the state of Iowa.

Lower Cost of Living

Living in the state of Iowa is more affordable than many other states in the country. The cost of living in the state of Iowa is 10% lower than the national average. Housing is much more affordable than other states and is roughly 24% lower than the national average.

If you’re passionate about finding a nice state to settle down where you can have an affordable cost of living, the state of Iowa can provide plenty of benefits for you to build and enhance your physical therapy career without having to break open the piggy bank to do so.

Smaller Towns Across the State

Another great thing about the state of Iowa is that it is perfect for those individuals who aren’t looking to reside in a heavily-populated state. The state of Iowa has several big cities, but it is ranked in the mid-30s for total population compared to other states which makes it a great option for those individuals who are looking to build a career in a state with room to grow.

The state is home to three larger cities with a population of over 100,000, but it is mostly populated with smaller towns. In other words, individuals who choose to move and settle down in Iowa can rest assured that they’re moving to a state with a hometown feel and doesn’t have all the hustle and bustle that can be found in larger states.

All Four Seasons

Physical therapy professionals in the state of Iowa also have the ability to experience all four weather seasons. Winter can be fierce during the coldest months of the year and summer can be a hot and humid one during the warm months of the year. Sandwiched between the two cold and warm seasons are beautiful springs and autumns where you can experience all that nature has to offer. If you’re seeking a state where you can experience all four seasons, Iowa can be a great state to build your physical therapy career.

One of the Safest States

Another fantastic thing about the state of Iowa is that it also happens to be ranked as one of the safest states each year.

Minimal Traffic

If traveling across the state is something you’re passionate about, you can rest assured knowing that you can get from one side of the state to another with minimal amounts of traffic. There are no toll roads in the state of Iowa, which is a nice change of pace from some of the neighboring states that do have them. Minimal traffic on the roads means that you can enjoy traveling to and from without having to worry about adding extra time here and there to make sure you arrive on time and you can save yourself from those frustrating traffic jams you might experience in larger states.

Elevate Your PT Career with Upstream Rehabilitation

Upstream Rehabilitation and our family of brands are expanding across the nation, including the great state of Iowa where we’ve got several physical therapy locations. We’re actively hiring for PT positions nationwide and in the great state of Iowa. If you’re looking for a physical therapy career opportunity to advance your career and fulfill your passion for helping others, you should browse and apply to physical therapy positions in Iowa with Upstream Rehabilitation!


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