Benefits and Pay

Ask a Travel Nurse: Does Travel Nursing in Hawaii pay well?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Does Travel Nursing in Hawaii pay well?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: My co-worker and I have decided to break free from our local hospital and try a Travel Nurse contract. Even though it is expensive, we thought Hawaii would be a nice destination. My question is, does Travel Nursing in Hawaii pay well? How do we make this work so that […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I get better pay on Travel Nursing assignments?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I get better pay on Travel Nursing assignments?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’ve been a nurse for 10 years and am very strongly considering switching to Travel Nursing. I currently work as a float nurse throughout a 1000-bed Missouri hospital specializing in NICU/Peds/PICU. I make $31 per hour, and do OK because I work premium shifts about once a week bringing my […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s the normal range for Travel Nurse salary?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s the normal range for Travel Nurse salary?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am a junior in high school and want to learn more about becoming a Travel Nurse. Can you tell me what the normal range for Travel Nurse salary would be? Thank you so much! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I’m sorry, but I am not able to give you a […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I ask for flight reimbursement to get to my assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I ask for flight reimbursement to get to my assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I plan on taking my first travel assignment this summer and I’m looking for a company to cover airfare from Georgia to California and to offer great housing that’s safe and close to work. I’m interested in San Francisco or the Bay area and I know I may need to […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: In travel nursing, how do I know if I am being paid fairly?

Ask a Travel Nurse: In travel nursing, how do I know if I am being paid fairly?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: In travel nursing, how do I know if I am being paid fairly? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I get a ton of emails asking this, but always feel a bit defensive of the profession of travel nursing when I respond. I suppose that is because I look back on a […]

Travel Nurse Bonuses

Travel Nurse Bonuses

A little sugar on top is never a bad thing. When it comes to Travel Nursing, there are many companies that offer bonuses to their Travelers for referrals, loyalty, completion, and more. Many nurses consider bonuses a benefit and finding the right agency for many nurses can be a lot about shopping what benefits they […]

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Ask a Travel Nurse: Do you get car rental expenses or do you have to use public transport?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do you get car rental expenses or do you have to use public transport?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: During an assignment, do you get car rental expenses or do you have to use public transport? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: If you plan to travel for any extended period of time, I do recommend purchasing a reliable auto or truck and driving to the assignments yourself. I do […]

Travel Nurse Insurance

Travel Nurse Insurance

As a travel nurse, getting and maintaining health insurance can be a bit trickier than it is for perm staff. But maintaining coverage for you and your family is super important! With the upcoming implementation of the Affordable Care Act there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding health insurance for everybody. Let’s take a look […]

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Ask a Travel Nurse: Will I be reimbursed for transportation on assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will I be reimbursed for transportation on assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   If you have your own car do you generally receive compensation for transportation while under contract? If you don’t bring your car with you is a transportation stipend given? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:   Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but transportation while you are on assignment is […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How does travel nurse pay compare to perm?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How does travel nurse pay compare to perm?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   This is my first time applying for travel nurse positions and I have two questions: 1.  I have 16 years experience and have been offered pay equal to that of new grad nurse by some companies. Is the pay lower for travel nursing? 2.  How difficult is it to […]