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Travel nurse salary in Kentucky

How much does a Travel Nurse make in Kentucky?

Average base salary

as national average
Average $2,248
Low $1,741
High $2,902
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a travel nurse is $2,248 per week in Kentucky. 4.5k salaries reported, updated at September 19, 2023

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Top companies for Travel Nurses in Kentucky

  1. WorkFit Medical
    53 reviews78 salaries reported
    $3,402per week
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Highest paying cities for Travel Nurses near Kentucky

  1. Hazard, KY
    $2,483 per week
    186 salaries reported
  2. Lexington, KY
    $2,366 per week
    829 salaries reported
  3. Prestonsburg, KY
    $2,352 per week
    75 salaries reported
  1. Pikeville, KY
    $2,314 per week
    152 salaries reported
  2. Harlan, KY
    $2,300 per week
    23 salaries reported
  3. Louisville, KY
    $2,248 per week
    2.3k salaries reported
  1. Elizabethtown, KY
    $2,221 per week
    44 salaries reported
  2. Bowling Green, KY
    $2,113 per week
    267 salaries reported
  3. Lexington-Fayette, KY
    $2,060 per week
    90 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

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Labor & Delivery

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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 Kentucky?

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Registered Nurse - Emergency Room

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Average $2,211 per week

Registered Nurse - Home Health

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Average $61.26 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Travel Nurse

How much do similar professions to travel nurse get paid?

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a travel nurse?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a travel nurse position, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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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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