The average hourly pay for a Travel Nurse (RN) is $33.00.
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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. Aspiring travel nurses must have a nursing degree from a reputable institution and be licensed in their state of employment. They must deliver patient care in a professional manner using proper nursing diagnoses, assessments, evaluations, and proper planning and implementation. Strong communica…Read more
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Popular Skills for Travel Nurse (RN)
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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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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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