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Tag: Benefits and Pay

Ask a Travel Nurse: What are my options for affordable health insurance as a Travel Nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What are my options for affordable health insurance as a Travel Nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am interested in traveling, but I have a family and my Travel Nursing agency just sent me an incredibly high quote for covering my family for health insurance. What are my options for affordable health insurance as a Travel Nurse? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: You likely have two […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know I will earn enough pay Travel Nursing to cover my expenses on the road  and  back home?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know I will earn enough pay Travel Nursing to cover my expenses on the road and back home?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I am just starting to consider Travel Nursing jobs and have many questions! My bottom line is making sure my actual cash pay will be enough to cover my travel expenses as well as my current expenses. How do I know I will earn enough pay Travel Nursing […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can a company legally pay for my housing  and  also give me the approved GSA rate for per diem?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can a company legally pay for my housing and also give me the approved GSA rate for per diem?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, Can a company legally pay for my housing and also give me the approved GSA rate for per diem? Thank you! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I believe what you are talking about are two separate categories. There is a GSA rate for both per diem housing and […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What do I do for health insurance between Travel Nursing assignments?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What do I do for health insurance between Travel Nursing assignments?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: It looks like most Travel Nursing companies’ insurance starts on day 1 of an assignment, so what do I do for health insurance between Travel Nursing assignments? Also, can you get health insurance for spouse, too? Thank you. Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Many travel nursing companies offer insurance coverage […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do Travel Nursing companies ever post the hourly rate for jobs on their websites?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do Travel Nursing companies ever post the hourly rate for jobs on their websites?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, Do Travel Nursing companies ever post the hourly rate for jobs on their websites? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I do not know of any company that does this and could probably tell you the reason. To do this, a company would have to factor in MANY variables […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Are companies willing to negotiate Travel Nursing pay?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Are companies willing to negotiate Travel Nursing pay?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: When it comes to pay, are most offers for hospital jobs set in stone? Are companies willing to negotiate Travel Nursing pay? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: In Travel Nursing, many assignments simply pay what they pay. While you may have a little wiggle room on your hourly rate, that […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How is a Travel Nurse housing stipend calculated?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How is a Travel Nurse housing stipend calculated?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I underst and that the housing allowance varies from region to region and even city to city, but how is a Travel Nurse housing stipend calculated? Is the allowable stipend it based on city/county housing? And how can I find an area’s values? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Unfortunately, the […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s a fair hourly pay rate for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s a fair hourly pay rate for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: What’s a fair hourly pay rate for Travel Nursing? For example, I used to work for $38 per hour. Now I want to travel, and an agency quoted me $20 per hour for Miami. Am I getting ripped off with that pay rate? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: If you […]

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: Is my Travel Nursing contract OK?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is my Travel Nursing contract OK?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David! I’m getting ready to start my very first Travel Nursing assignment in a couple of weeks. I just got my contract today and I was wondering if you would mind taking a look at it and seeing if everything looks OK? I can email it to you if […]