Travel nurse

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

Average base salary
167.9k salaries reported, updated at Jul 08, 2020
per week
The average salary for a travel nurse is $1,670 per week in the United States and $13,750 overtime per year.
Additional compensation
per year
Most common benefits
  • Paid housing
  • Referral program
  • License reimbursement
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
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Most common benefits for Travel Nurses

  • Paid housing
  • Referral program
  • License reimbursement
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
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Salary satisfaction

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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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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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