Average Travel Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Travel Nurse (RN) is $33.00.
MEDIAN $33.00
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Hourly Rate
$19 - $50
$253 - $5,918
Total Pay
$42,259 - $110,213

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Job Description for Travel Nurse (RN)

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Travel Nurse (RN)
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Popular Skills for Travel Nurse (RN)

Skills in Telemetry, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Medicine / Surgery and Emergency Room (ER) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU).

Pay by Experience Level for Travel Nurse (RN)

An early career Travel Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $31.33 based on 102 salaries. A mid-career Travel Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.82 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Travel Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.15 based on 43 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $37.
Employees with Travel Nurse (RN) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 48.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (34.8% more) and Portland, Oregon (13.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (18.2% less).

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