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Travel Nurse salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$2,410
Average $2,410
Low $1,617
High $3,594
Overtime
$14,500per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a travel nurse is $2,410 per week in the United States and $14,500 overtime per year.54.3k salaries reported, updated at June 27, 2022.

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Top companies for Travel Nurses in United States

  1. Excite Health Partners
    4.2star
    42 reviews8 salaries reported
    $5,210per week
  2. $4,588per week
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Highest paying cities for Travel Nurses in United States

  1. Cincinnati, OH
    $2,842 per week
    179 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $2,773 per week
    232 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $2,577 per week
    78 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $2,540 per week
    331 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $2,413 per week
    222 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $2,369 per week
    815 salaries reported
  1. Omaha, NE
    $2,283 per week
    104 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $1,732 per week
    523 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $654 per week
    403 salaries reported
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Where can a Travel Nurse earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Travel Nurses

Top certifications
CRNA
+57.16%salary
Top skills
Recruiting
+28.97%salary
Top specialties
Labor & Delivery
+21.49%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top CertificationsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
2 jobs11
201 jobs17,397
14 jobs36
37 jobs836
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Most common benefits for Travel Nurses

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Housing stipend
  • License reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Meals & incidentals stipend
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid housing
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Pet insurance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 104 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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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308,534 job openings

Average $2,593 per week

Registered Nurse - Operating Room

29,221 job openings

Average $79.16 per hour

Registered Nurse - Emergency Room

48,202 job openings

Average $2,803 per week

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Common questions about salaries for a Travel Nurse

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Are travel nurses expected to pay for their own travel expenses?

Typically, travel nurses will receive a stipend or reimbursement for travel costs.

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