$33.67
Avg. Hourly Rate
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Earnings for Travel Nurses in the United States come in at around $31.69 per hour on average. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — more than two-fifths lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and just under one-half have dental, too. Work is enjoyable for Travel Nurses, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (85 percent) of Travel Nurses who took the survey are female. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$46,323 - $97,094
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$66K
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MEDIAN: $65,798
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$19.52 - $50.12
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$0$107K
Salary $46,323 - $97,094
Bonus $200 - $5,087
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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$44,481 - $107,127
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 91
Hourly Data $0$70
Hourly Rate $19.52 - $50.12
Hourly Tips $19.46
Overtime $29.94 - $70.06
Annual Data $0$107K
Bonus $200 - $5,087
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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$44,481 - $107,127
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 206

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
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

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Experience Affects Travel Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲11%

National Average
$70,000

Experienced
▼1%

▼6%

Mid-Career
▼10%

Skills That Affect Travel Nurse (RN) Salaries


▲2%

National Average
$70,000

Medicine / Surgery
▼1%

Critical Care
▼4%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼5%

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 43%