Author Archive: Maria Rainier

Maria Rainier is a freelance writer and blog junkie. She is currently a resident blogger at First in Education and performs research surrounding online degrees. In her spare time, she enjoys square-foot gardening, swimming, and avoiding her laptop.

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Guest Author: Maria Rainier – Deciding What Travel Nursing Benefits You Need

Guest Author: Maria Rainier – Deciding What Travel Nursing Benefits You Need

There are over 340 Travel Nursing Companies in the United States. Not all pay the same, and not all share the same benefits. Being that you are moving away from your home, there is much to consider when it comes to such a commitment. Salary Differences Before you weigh in the benefits that you wish […]

Guest Author: Maria Rainier – Maintain Your Fitness Regimen While Traveling

Guest Author: Maria Rainier – Maintain Your Fitness Regimen While Traveling

It’s hard enough to keep up with your fitness plan when you’re at home, but it gets exponentially more difficult when you’re traveling consistently. Unless you make a deliberate effort to get some healthy exercise every day, that important part of your life could slip through the cracks when you’re struggling to adapt to a […]

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Guest Author: Maria Rainier – Salary and Other Perks of Travel Nursing

Guest Author: Maria Rainier – Salary and Other Perks of Travel Nursing

Travel nurses get a reputation for being paid more than their non-traveling peers.  While some of this is true, the salary of a nurse truly depends not on whether or not he or she travels but rather where he or she travels. Salary: Location and Competition Depending on location, an hourly wage that flutters between […]