Travel Nurse (RN) Salary

Travel Nurses in the United States pull down an average of $31.58 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The vast majority of Travel Nurses (85 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Some workers in this field — approximately two in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by nearly one-half. Most Travel Nurses like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$46,614 - $99,389
$47K
$66K
$99K
MEDIAN: $65,685
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$18.83 - $51.21
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$0$110K
Salary $46,614 - $99,389
Bonus $3,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,718 - $110,460
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data $0$72
Hourly Rate $18.83 - $51.21
Hourly Tips $25.00
Overtime $29.59 - $72.16
Annual Data $0$110K
Bonus $3,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,718 - $110,460
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 123

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Job Description for Travel Nurse (RN)

Travel nurses (RN) work in certain areas on a temporary basis and are often hired to fill temporary shortages in certain areas. They may also travel to remote areas where medical facilities do not exist.

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Pay by Experience Level for Travel Nurse (RN)

Pay by Experience for a Travel Nurse (RN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Travel Nurse (RN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 85 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Travel Nurse (RN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Travel Nurse (RN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 43 salaries. A Travel Nurse (RN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 38 salaries.

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Key Stats for Travel Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Travel Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲14%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$69,000

▼4%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Skills That Affect Travel Nurse (RN) Salaries


▲5%

Medicine / Surgery
▲1%

National Average
$69,000

Critical Care
▼1%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼3%

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 40%
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