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Ask a Travel Nurse: What is overtime based off of if you take the tax advantage program?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What is overtime based off of if you take the tax advantage program?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, thanks for your response. I did get your book and it helped a lot! I do have another question for you though, regarding overtime. When you take the tax advantage program what is your overtime based off of? Is it your “hourly” rate or your “blended” rate? Thanks […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What should I expect as a base pay rate and  get paid what I’m worth?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What should I expect as a base pay rate and get paid what I’m worth?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I have been traveling for 5 years and have always heard that the pay is really good. I haven’t found this to be true. My base pay has ranged from low $20 to low $30. Since I work PACU I have found it necessary to travel with larger companies like […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How does tax-free money work for travel nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How does tax-free money work for travel nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am going to be taking my first travel position and need some help understand ing what they are quoting me. Originally they offered me $33.00 per hour and then when I received the contract it was quoted as $23.00 per hour (taxed) and $410.00 per week that would be […]

Guest Author: Jessica Bosari – Traveling Nurses Enjoy Better Pay

Guest Author: Jessica Bosari – Traveling Nurses Enjoy Better Pay

Travel nurses enjoy greater pay in exchange for their willingness to travel. They often work under temporary contracts at various hospitals and facilities in a given geographic location. Some nurses travel all over the country or even to foreign countries. Agencies help travel nurses find work as independent contractors or seasonal employees. Employers know that […]

By February 25, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Chiranth Nataraj – Short Term Health Insurance for Travel RNs

Guest Author: Chiranth Nataraj – Short Term Health Insurance for Travel RNs

Travel nursing is a wonderful opportunity for those who want to add valuable experiences to their resume while experiencing new cultures and meeting new people.  Short term health insurance is often discussed while planning on the travel nursing assignment. When you are preparing to leave for your first travel nursing program, it can be easy […]

Tax Preparation for Travel Nurses

Tax Preparation for Travel Nurses

It’s a new year and you know what that means don’t you? If you watch TV or read any daily newspaper you may notice the advertisements are geared towards tax preparation, and you’ll be seeing a lot of this until the tax deadline of April 18th. This time of year can be very stressful to many and may seem like quite the daunting task to a travel nurse who has worked in a number of different states and given so many various benefits, but this doesn’t have to be the case if you’re prepared.

By January 10, 2011 6 Comments Read More →
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 […]

Scrubadoo’s News: Nurse pay in 2011 to increase

Scrubadoo’s News: Nurse pay in 2011 to increase

2011 is upon us, so we thought it would be fun to take a look at expectations for the nursing industry in the New Year (fun and since we sell scrubs it affects our business!).  We are talking salaries and jobs!  The healthcare industry was one of the few that has actually continued to grow […]

By January 5, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurses, save yourself time and  money this holiday season.

Travel Nurses, save yourself time and money this holiday season.

We are officially in the month of November and you know what that means. Halloween decorations are taken down and are quickly replaced by Christmas extravagance. That’s right, the holiday season will be in full swing before you know it and as a traveling nurse this may be the last thing you want to worry about while away on assignment.

By November 1, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
An easy way to have fun and  save money as a travel nurse

An easy way to have fun and save money as a travel nurse

Travel nurses often put themselves into one of two camps; more money or more fun (caring for others is a given). Whether you are in travel nursing for the money or the experience of doing fun things while traveling you will find LivingSocial.com a useful website during your travel nursing assignments. Here’s how to get started: First, Sign up […]

By August 13, 2010 2 Comments Read More →