Chaunie Brusie BSN, RN
Chaunie Brusie BSN, RN
February 4, 2024 - 3 min read

Highest-Paying Travel Nurse Assignments | Salary & Location

Updated February 4, 2023

If you’re looking for a new travel nurse assignment—or just curious how much current travel nurse jobs are paying out—here are some of the highest-paid travel nursing jobs currently available across the country.

Cities Paying > $3,200 per week

  • Loma Linda, CA: $3.9K in Peds/PICU/NICU/PACU
  • Boston, MA: $3.8K in OR
  • Poughkeepsie, NY: $3.6K in OR
  • Beverly, MA: $3.5K in Telemetry
  • Hartford, CT: $3.3K in OR
  • San Francisco, CA: $3.3K in Labor & Delivery
  • Castro Valley, CA: $3.2K in Labor & Delivery
  • Atlanta, GA: $3.2K in OR
  • Hackensack, NJ: $3.2K in ER
  • Berkeley, CA: $3.2K in Labor & Delivery

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Highest-Demand Cities

  • Richmond, VA: at least 133 assignments up to $2.2K/week
  • Nashville, TN: at least 75 assignments up to $1.8K/week
  • Louisville, KY: at least 71 assignments up to $2.3K/week
  • Boise, ID: at least 65 assignments up to $2K/week
  • Saint Louis, MO: at least 61 assignments up to $2.5K/week
  • Springfield, MO: at least 59 assignments up to $2.3K/week
  • Atlanta, GA: at least 53 assignments up to $3.2K/week
  • Roanoke, VA: at least 49 assignments up to $2.5K/week
  • Wichita, KS: at least 49 assignments up to $2.2K/week
  • Asheville, NC: at least 48 assignments up to $1.9K/week
  • Tuscaloosa, AL: at least 46 assignments up to $1.9K/week
  • Salem, VA: at least 42 assignments up to $2K/week
  • San Antonio, TX: at least 42 assignments up to $2.2K/week

Emergency Room

Here is a sampling of ER travel nurse jobs available across the country:

  • AK: $2.2K/week
  • AL: $2.2K/week
  • AZ: $2.4K/week
  • CA: $2.5K/week
  • CO: $1.7K/week
  • CT: $2.1K/week
  • DC: $2K/week
  • DE: $2.1K/week
  • FL: $1.6K/week
  • GA: $2.1K/week
  • HI: $1.7K/week
  • IL: $2.6K/week
  • IN: $1.9K/week
  • KY: $1.9K/week
  • LA: $1.5K/week
  • MA: $2.7K/week
  • MD: $2.1K/week
  • ME: $2.2K/week
  • MI: $1.9K/week
  • MN: $2.2K/week
  • MO: $1.4K/week
  • MS: $1.9K/week
  • MT: $2.2K/week
  • NC: $1.9K/week
  • ND: $2.1K/week
  • NH: $2K/week
  • NJ: $3.2K/week
  • NM: $2.1K/week
  • NY: $3K/week
  • OH: $2.1K/week
  • OK: $2K/week
  • OR: $2.1K/week
  • PA: $1.9K/week
  • SC: $1.6K/week
  • TN: $1.9K/week
  • TX: $1.9K/week
  • VA: $1.8K/week
  • WA: $2.4K/week
  • WI: $2.2K/week

Labor & Delivery

We found the following opportunities for L&D travel nurses:

  • AK: $3K/week
  • CA: $3.3K/week
  • CO: $2.5K/week
  • FL: $1.5K/week
  • HI: $1.7K/week
  • IA: $2.1K/week
  • ID: $2.2K/week
  • IL: $2.1K/week
  • MA: $2.5K/week
  • MO: $1.7K/week
  • NH: $2.3K/week
  • NJ: $2.4K/week
  • NM: $1.9K/week
  • OH: $2.2K/week
  • OK: $1.9K/week
  • OR: $2.1K/week
  • PA: $2K/week
  • UT: $2.3K/week
  • WA: $2.7K/week
  • WY: $2.3K/week

Operating Room

There are numerous high-paying OR travel nursing assignments available:

  • CA: $3.1K/week
  • CT: $3.3K/week
  • DC: $2.7K/week
  • FL: $1.9K/week
  • GA: $3.2K/week
  • IA: $2.2K/week
  • ID: $2.3K/week
  • IL: $2.9K/week
  • IN: $2.6K/week
  • MA: $3.8K/week
  • MD: $3K/week
  • MI: $3K/week
  • MT: $1.9K/week
  • NC: $1.7K/week
  • NJ: $3K/week
  • NM: $2K/week
  • NY: $3.6K/week
  • OH: $1.9K/week
  • PA: $2.7K/week
  • SC: $1.6K/week
  • TN: $1.5K/week
  • TX: $2.2K/week
  • UT: $2.9K/week
  • VA: $2.7K/week
  • WA: $2.5K/week

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ICU

Here are some of the highest-paying MICU/SICU, CVICU and CICU travel nursing assignments we found across the country:

  • AK: $1.9K/week
  • AL: $2.4K/week
  • AR: $2K/week
  • AZ: $2.5K/week
  • CA: $2.8K/week
  • CO: $2.4K/week
  • CT: $2.4K/week
  • DC: $2.3K/week
  • FL: $1.5K/week
  • GA: $2.1K/week
  • HI: $3K/week
  • IA: $2.4K/week
  • ID: $1.9K/week
  • IL: $2.2K/week
  • IN: $3K/week
  • KS: $1.9K/week
  • KY: $2K/week
  • LA: $2K/week
  • MA: $2.6K/week
  • MD: $2.1K/week
  • ME: $2.3K/week
  • MI: $2K/week
  • MN: $2.3K/week
  • MO: $2.2K/week
  • MS: $1.5K/week
  • MT: $2.3K/week
  • NC: $2.4K/week
  • ND: $2.2K/week
  • NH: $2.3K/week
  • NM: $2.7K/week
  • NY: $2.6K/week
  • OH: $2.2K/week
  • OK: $2.6K/week
  • OR: $2.3K/week
  • SC: $2.2K/week
  • TN: $2K/week
  • TX: $2.5K/week
  • VA: $2.5K/week
  • VT: $2.2K/week
  • WA: $2.6K/week
  • WI: $2.2K/week

Pediatrics

For those who prefer working with children, there are NICU, PICU, pediatric OR, and general pediatric nursing opportunities available in multiple states, such as:

  • AR: $2.2K/week
  • AZ: $2.5K/week
  • CA: $3.9K/week
  • CO: $2.4K/week
  • CT: $2.9K/week
  • FL: $1.8K/week
  • GA: $2K/week
  • IA: $2K/week
  • IL: $2.3K/week
  • IN: $2K/week
  • KS: $1.8K/week
  • KY: $2.4K/week
  • LA: $1.9K/week
  • MA: $2.7K/week
  • MD: $2.1K/week
  • ME: $2.2K/week
  • MI: $2.2K/week
  • MN: $2.7K/week
  • MO: $2.4K/week
  • MS: $1.7K/week
  • MT: $2.1K/week
  • NC: $2.2K/week
  • NE: $2.2K/week
  • NH: $2.7K/week
  • NJ: $2.5K/week
  • NM: $2.2K/week
  • NV: $2.3K/week
  • NY: $2.6K/week
  • OH: $2.9K/week
  • OK: $2.6K/week
  • OR: $2.4K/week
  • PA: $2K/week
  • RI: $2.5K/week
  • SC: $1.8K/week
  • SD: $2.9K/week
  • TN: $2.1K/week
  • TX: $2.1K/week
  • VA: $2.3K/week
  • WA: $2.7K/week
  • WI: $3K/week
  • WV: $2.2K/week
  • WY: $2.3K/week

Medical-Surgical

For medical surgical nursing assignments, here are the highest-paying opportunities per state:

  • AK: $3.1K/week
  • AL: $2.2K/week
  • AR: $1.9K/week
  • AZ: $2.1K/week
  • CA: $2.7K/week
  • CO: $2.2K/week
  • CT: $1.8K/week
  • DC: $2K/week
  • FL: $1.7K/week
  • GA: $2.1K/week
  • IA: $3.2K/week
  • ID: $2.2K/week
  • IL: $3.2K/week
  • IN: $2.1K/week
  • KS: $2.1K/week
  • KY: $2.4K/week
  • LA: $1.8K/week
  • MA: $2.4K/week
  • MD: $2.1K/week
  • ME: $3.1K/week
  • MI: $2K/week
  • MN: $2.4K/week
  • MO: $2.6K/week
  • MS: $1.8K/week
  • MT: $2.3K/week
  • NC: $1.9K/week
  • ND: $2.2K/week
  • NE: $2.1K/week
  • NH: $2K/week
  • NJ: $2.4K/week
  • NM: $2.3K/week
  • NV: $2.3K/week
  • NY: $3.1K/week
  • OH: $2.2K/week
  • OK: $2.3K/week
  • OR: $2.5K/week
  • PA: $2K/week
  • SC: $1.8K/week
  • TN: $2.6K/week
  • TX: $2.1K/week
  • VA: $2.2K/week
  • VT: $2.2K/week
  • WA: $2.8K/week
  • WI: $2.4K/week
  • WV: $2.4K/week

Telemetry

If telemetry is your area of expertise you can look in these states:

  • AL: $2.3K/week
  • AR: $1.9K/week
  • AZ: $2.4K/week
  • CA: $3K/week
  • CO: $2.2K/week
  • CT: $2.3K/week
  • DC: $1.9K/week
  • DE: $2.1K/week
  • GA: $2.1K/week
  • IA: $3K/week
  • ID: $2K/week
  • IL: $2.7K/week
  • IN: $2.9K/week
  • KS: $2.1K/week
  • KY: $2.6K/week
  • LA: $2K/week
  • MA: $3.5K/week
  • MD: $2.1K/week
  • ME: $3.1K/week
  • MI: $2K/week
  • MN: $2.1K/week
  • MO: $2.3K/week
  • MS: $1.9K/week
  • NC: $2.2K/week
  • ND: $2.2K/week
  • NE: $2.3K/week
  • NH: $3K/week
  • NJ: $2.5K/week
  • NM: $2.1K/week
  • NV: $2.1K/week
  • NY: $3.1K/week
  • OH: $2.2K/week
  • OK: $2.1K/week
  • PA: $2.2K/week
  • SC: $1.9K/week
  • SD: $2.7K/week
  • TN: $2K/week
  • TX: $2K/week
  • VA: $2.2K/week
  • VT: $2.3K/week
  • WA: $2.7K/week
  • WI: $2.5K/week
  • WV: $2.5K/week

Oncology

There are many oncology travel nursing assignments available:

  • AR: $2.3K/week
  • CO: $1.5K/week
  • DC: $1.9K/week
  • GA: $1.9K/week
  • IA: $2.1K/week
  • ID: $2.3K/week
  • IL: $2.2K/week
  • IN: $2.1K/week
  • KS: $2.2K/week
  • KY: $1.8K/week
  • LA: $1.4K/week
  • MA: $2.2K/week
  • MO: $2.2K/week
  • MS: $1.7K/week
  • MT: $1.6K/week
  • NC: $1.8K/week
  • NJ: $1.8K/week
  • NM: $1.7K/week
  • NY: $2.8K/week
  • OH: $3K/week
  • OK: $1.9K/week
  • PA: $2.7K/week
  • TN: $1.9K/week
  • TX: $2.1K/week
  • UT: $2.1K/week
  • VA: $2.1K/week
  • WA: $2.7K/week
  • WV: $2.1K/week

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