Travel Nurse Benefits & Salary

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Unparalleled Benefits for Your Travel Nursing Adventure

Your Journey. Your Reward.

Ready for your next travel nursing adventure? Discover a competitive travel nurse salary, unparalleled service, and exceptional benefits to ensure that your travel experience is not just fulfilling, but also rewarding.

As a traveler, enjoy a comprehensive package, top-notch health and wellness benefits, and a support that recognizes and values your expertise.

Competitive Travel Nurse Salaries

Your Expertise. Your Pay.

Discover the CareerStaff difference! We recognize the dedication and skillset that travel nurses bring to the forefront of healthcare. That’s why we’re proud to offer a commitment to guaranteed pay, enticing travel stipends, and competitive compensation packages designed to meet your unique needs.

Earn What You Deserve

As a travel nurse, receive highly competitive compensation packages reflective of your skills, experience, and dedication to providing exceptional patient care, with many above the national average. Get the salary that you deserve for the invaluable contributions you make to healthcare facilities across the country.

Housing and Travel Stipends

Maximize your travel nurse salary with tax-free stipends for housing and travel. We understand the importance of financial flexibility. Therefore our stipends are designed to ensure you enjoy your travel nursing adventure without worrying about your travel expenses.

Travel Bonuses and Incentives

As a travel nurse with CareerStaff, you’ll have the opportunity to earn additional bonuses and exclusive incentives. These include seasonal bonuses of up to $1200* average and our referral bonus program, where you can earn up to $750* for each traveler you refer.

Guaranteed Weekly Pay & Direct Deposit

As a travel nurse, you can receive your salary and weekly earnings via direct deposit. This gives you the financial freedom to fully embrace all the exciting opportunities that come with your travel job. If you don’t have a bank account, no worries! You can also choose to access your earnings through a pay card.

Comprehensive Travel Nurse Benefits

Your Wellness. Your Care.

From onboarding and credentialing support to health and wellness, we’ve got you covered! At CareerStaff, your well-being is as important as the exceptional care you provide. Therefore, we offer a suite of benefits designed to cater to your every need, ensuring you can focus on what you do best—making a difference in the lives of patients nationwide—while we take care of you.

Health, Wellness, and Life Coverage

Your well-being is our priority. As a travel nurse, enjoy comprehensive health benefits including health, vision, dental and life insurance coverage, ensuring you have access to the care you need while on assignment.

401k Retirement Plans

Invest and plan for your future with confidence. Our travel nurses have the opportunity to enroll in 401(k) retirement plans, helping you build a secure financial foundation for the years ahead.

Flexible Scheduling for Your Lifestyle

As a travel nurse, you have the flexibility to create a schedule that aligns with your preferences. Whether you thrive in the hustle of daytime activities, prefer the tranquility of night shifts, or crave the excitement of weekend adventures, we’ve got the perfect assignment for you.

Personalized Support for Your Journey

Feel supported around the clock with our dedicated team available 24/7. If you have a question about your assignment, need assistance with scheduling, or need clinical support during your travels, our team is here to ensure you have the resources and guidance you need.

Salary and Benefits FAQs

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What is the average travel nurse salary?

In 2023, the average travel nurse base salary is $2,139 per week or $116,923 a year, and rates vary depending on location, facility, or state. However, some CareerStaff travel nurses earn over $3,000 per week, depending on incentives, stipends, and bonus opportunities!

Take flight with us and connect with a travel nurse recruiter to see how much you can earn!

Do travel nurses get benefits?

Yes! In addition to competitive travel nurse salary, weekly pay, and travel stipends, the full suite of comprehensive travel nurse benefits typically includes:

Medical Plans
Dental Plans
Vision Plans
401(k) Plan
Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)/Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
Pre-Tax Spending Accounts, and more.

Additionally, there are also many other perks our travelers enjoy, from hundreds of assignments nationwide to referral bonus opportunities.

What is the highest paid travel nurse?

In 2023, the roles of critical care (ICU), emergency room, operating room, and cath lab fetched some of the highest nurse salaries. However, the amount paid typically depends on various factors such as the work setting, nurse specialty, demand, location, and more.

By partnering with CareerStaff, we’ll work with you to maximize your earnings and reach a compensation package that you deserve!

What are the perks and benefits of travel nursing?

Travel nursing is an exciting career path that offers a multitude of benefits and opportunities. From exploring new and unique destinations across the United States to experiencing freedom, flexibility, and professional growth, the possibilities are endless. With high demand, benefits, and top pay, travel nursing is more than just a job, it is a chance to make new connections, discover new passions, and create lifelong memories.

Discover the unparalleled benefits of becoming a travel nurse with CareerStaff!

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Your Setting. Your Next Travel Nursing Job.

When you travel with CareerStaff, you’ll have the benefit of hundreds of available assignments every day, in a wide variety of travel nurse settings and specialties, including: 

  • Hospitals, health centers, and surgical centers
  • Post-acute care, critical care, and ICU wards 
  • Senior living, skilled nursing (SNF), and long-term care facilities (LTC)
  • Schools and educational facilities
  • Correctional facilities

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