Travel Nursing Jobs

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Your Calling. Your Travel Nursing Adventure.

Want a nurse career without limits? Travel nursing jobs provide just that – it gives you the chance to enjoy a flexible and adventurous lifestyle while broadening your job search to provide patient care.

With a career in travel nursing, you can explore new locations and different facility types while earning a highly competitive salary and building your resume with a unique experience.

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Your Travel Nurse Career Starts Here.

Travel nursing can expand your pay, skillset, experience, and resume. Embark on your adventure by exploring flexible travel nursing jobs throughout the country. Whether you’re an RN, LPN, or CNA, travel nurse jobs are waiting for you. Ready to get started? See where you can take your career to new heights with CareerStaff.

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Travel RN Jobs

Discover a travel RN career without limits. Search travel nursing jobs that are designed to fit your lifestyle.

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Travel LPN Jobs

Start your travel LPN journey and continue to provide quality patient care. Explore nationwide LPNs/LVNs opportunities.

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Travel CNA Jobs

Experience adventure and take your career to new heights with nationwide travel CNA opportunities.

Travel Nurse Licensure

Your Journey. Your Way.

Ready for your next adventure? Take on an out-of-state travel nursing assignment to experience the ultimate lifestyle flexibility and career growth opportunities. We offer eNLC licensure assistance to make sure that you are licensed to work in the states you choose to work in. Get more information about state-by-state licensure here.

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your nurse Specialty. your travel nurse career.

Choose your specialty. Choose your adventure. With CareerStaff as your travel nursing agency, you can discover diverse nursing specialties available nationwide. Browse our travel jobs to see how you can maximize your earnings, map out your adventure, and move your career to new heights.

Why Travel with CareerStaff?

Clarise B. at White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire

My recruiter works very hard to align my preferences with the contracts. I went to New Hampshire in the dead of winter. The state was gorgeous, the food was great, and I met a friend for life. It was so nice, I went back for a second contract.

Clarise B., Travel LPN

Ready for a journey that pays off in more ways than one? Becoming a travel nurse with CareerStaff offers a first-class itinerary of benefits, both personally and professionally:

  • Earn higher pay than traditional staff nurses, including competitive compensation packages, housing, and travel stipends.
  • Unlock the opportunity to earn additional bonuses and incentives with CareerStaff as your travel nursing agency.
  • Enjoy the convenience of guaranteed weekly pay via direct deposit so you can focus on making memories.
  • Expand your professional network and gain diverse experience across the country, all while exploring the unique regions, landscapes, culture, and beauty of the U.S.!

Travel Nursing FAQs

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What is travel nursing?

Travel nursing gives you the opportunity to take short-term assignments in different locations, typically lasting around 13 weeks.

Travel nurse jobs are your ticket to exploring new settings, expanding your skills, and enjoying increased pay and benefits, all while helping patients (and collecting adventures!) across the country.

What are the best specialties for travel nursing?

In 2024, the top in-demand travel nursing specialties are long-term care, medical/surgical nursing, and emergency nursing. Long-term care is one of the most in-demand travel nursing specialties with hundreds of jobs across the country.

See all travel nursing specialties today!

How much do travel nurses make?

On average, travel nurses make a base salary of $114,242 yearly according to However, salaries vary by location, so remember that this number can change based on your facility, state or, agency.

Some CareerStaff travel nurses earn up to $3,000 per week depending on incentives, stipends, and potential bonus offerings!

Learn more about travel nursing benefits and salary.

How do I become a travel nurse?

1. Earn your license and degree. Having a BSN is typically preferred for travel nurses as it provides more opportunities with different facilities and health systems. In addition, you’ll need to pass the NCLEX and become licensed in your state of practice.
2. Gain experience in your specialization. Experience is one of the most important elements of becoming a travel nurse. Other important characteristics include a strong clinical background, leadership skills, flexibility, good communication, organization, and critical thinking skills.
3. Consider using a travel nurse recruiter. A travel nurse recruiter is often your greatest resource in helping you find a travel assignment. They are the link between what you’re looking for in a travel assignment and the hospital or facility that you’ll be placed in.

Learn more about how to become a travel nurse.

What are the top travel nurse destinations?

As a travel nurse, you can explore some spectacular parts of the country. Some of the best destinations for travel nursing span from the east coast of Pennsylvania or New Hampshire to the Lone Star State.

Each of these locations offers high demand for travel nurses, beautiful scenery, and so much more! Take flight with us and view open travel nurse positions nationwide.

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Your Network. Your Money.

Earn up to $750* for Referring a Nurse or Clinician.

We’re always looking for passionate nurses, clinicians, and allied health professionals to join our team. If you can help us find them, we’ve got a bonus for you!

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Your Setting. Your Next Travel nursing Job.

From travel nursing jobs in leading hospitals to assignments in SNF, LTC, behavioral health, and other types of patient care facilities, discover opportunities across the spectrum of clinical settings. Some of the settings we provide travel nurses to are:  

  • State, local, and private hospitals
  • Rehab facilities 
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Correctional facilities 
  • Schools and educational facilities 
  • Skilled nursing and long-term care facilities

Featured Travel Nurse Blogs

Questions about travel nursing? Whether you’re navigating how to become a travel nurse, seeking guidance on licensure, or how to best prepare for your assignments, our Clinician Life Blog has you covered.