Travel nurse

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How much does a Travel Nurse make in the United States?

206,230 salaries reported
Average base salary
per week
The average salary for a travel nurse is $1,672 per week in the United States and $13,750 overtime per year.
Additional compensation
per year
Most common benefits
  • Paid housing
  • License reimbursement
  • Referral program
  • 401(k) matching
  • Pet insurance

Where can a Travel Nurse earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Travel Nurses

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Top certificationsCRNA
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Top specialtiesLabor & Delivery
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Top skillsRecruiting

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top Certifications
Job openings
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BLS Certification
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Fetal Monitoring Certification
14 jobs
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NRP Certification
37 jobs
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Most common benefits for Travel Nurses

  • Paid housing
  • License reimbursement
  • Referral program
  • 401(k) matching
  • Pet insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Dependent health insurance coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance

Salary satisfaction


Based on 98 ratings

80% of Travel nurses in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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Common questions about salaries for a Travel Nurse

Are you expected to pay for your travel expenses?

No. You will typically be given a stipend for your expenses and housing may be provided if necessary.

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