One of the first questions any nurse asks about travel nursing is: how much do travel nurses make?
How Much Do Travel Nurses Make? Industry Average Income
A quick google search will tell you that the average salary for a travel nurse is $2,064 per week or $8,256 a month. Depending on whether that nurse worked one, two, three or four 13-week contracts s/he could earn anywhere between: $26,832 to $107,328 per year.
How Much Do Travel Nurses Make? Next Move Nurse Income
Since pay is competitive in travel nursing, and because of our low overhead costs, nurses at Next Move, on average make $3,000 a week or $12,000 a month. Depending on how many contracts they work, they can earn anywhere from $39,000 to $156,000 per year on average.
Most RNs at next move work 3 contracts a year and either take several weeks off in between contracts, or take 13-weeks off at one time, all while earning $117,000 per year.
Travel Nursing Benefits
Next Move’s travel nurses receive comprehensive healthcare benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance (with 65% of the premium paid by Next Move).
We also offer a 401(k) plan that is immediately vested with a 4% match.
Additional benefits include competitive compensation, referral bonuses, direct deposit, the maximum allowable IRS travel stipend plus a healthy meals and expenditure stipend, educational opportunities, payment for licensing and certification renewals (ACLS, BLS, PALS, etc.) including licensing expenditures in new states, and payment for CE credits.