Chaunie Brusie
Chaunie Brusie
November 19, 2022 - 1 min read

Highest-Paying Travel Nurse Assignments | Salary & Location

Update November 16, 2022

Travel nursing jobs are seeing some cooling down after several years of high demand and high rates, but here are some of the highest-paid travel nursing jobs available across the country.

Emergency Room

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

  • California: $5K/week
  • Connecticut: $3.8K/week
  • Florida: $2.8K/week
  • Illinois: $4K/week
  • Iowa: $3.7K/week
  • Massachusetts: $5.3K/week
  • Michigan: $5K/week
  • Minnesota: $3.8K/week
  • Missouri: $3.7K/week
  • Nebraska: $4K/week
  • New Hampshire: $4.4K/week
  • New Jersey: $4.5K/week
  • New Mexico: $3.4K/week
  • New York: $5.1K/week
  • North Carolina: $4.4K/week
  • North Dakota: $3.3K/week
  • Pennsylvania: $4.3K/week
  • Rhode Island: $4.5K/week
  • Virginia: $3.5K/week
  • Washington: $4.1K/week
  • Wisconsin: $4.8K/week
  • Wyoming: $3K/week

Labor & Delivery

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

  • Arizona: $3.4K/week
  • California: $5.8K/week
  • Colorado: $3.3K/week
  • Connecticut: $4.5K/week
  • Georgia: $2.8K/week
  • Kansas: $2.9K/week
  • Massachusetts: $5.9K/week
  • Michigan: $3.9K/week
  • Minnesota: $4.2K/week
  • Missouri: $4.5K/week
  • New Jersey: $5.3K/week
  • New York: $6K/week
  • North Carolina: $4.5K/week
  • Oklahoma: $2.9K/week
  • Oregon: $5.3K/week
  • Pennsylvania: $4.2K/week
  • Rhode Island: $4.7K/week
  • Wyoming: $3.2K/week

Operating Room

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

  • California: $5K/week
  • Colorado: $3.4K/week
  • Connecticut: $6.5K/week
  • District of Columbia: $4.8K/week
  • Florida: $2.5K/week
  • Illinois: $4.8K/week
  • Indiana: $4.8K/week
  • Louisiana: $2.6K/week
  • Massachusetts: $4.7K/week
  • Michigan: $4.5K/week
  • Minnesota: $3.3K/week
  • Missouri: $5.8K/week
  • Montana: $3.8K/week
  • Nebraska: $3.6K/week
  • Nevada: $2.8K/week
  • New Hampshire: $4K/week
  • New Jersey: $3.4K/week
  • New Mexico: $5.6K/week
  • New York: $4.8K/week
  • North Carolina: $5.6K/week
  • Oklahoma: $3.2K/week
  • Pennsylvania: $3.4K/week
  • South Dakota: $3.1K/week
  • Tennessee: $3.9K/week
  • Texas: $4.6K/week
  • Virginia: $3.8K/week

ICU

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

  • California: $5K/week
  • Idaho: $4.5K/week
  • Massachusetts: $5K/week
  • Michigan: $3.9K/week
  • Missouri: $3.7K/week
  • New Jersey: $4.5K/week
  • New York: $4.9K/week
  • Oregon: $4.8K/week
  • Pennsylvania: $4K/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:

  • Arizona: $3K/week
  • California: $6.5K/week
  • Connecticut: $4.2K/week
  • Florida: $3.5K/week
  • Georgia: $5.5K/week
  • Illinois: $5.4K/week
  • Massachusetts: $6K/week
  • Michigan: $5.7K/week
  • Minnesota: $6K/week
  • Missouri: $4.6K/week
  • Montana: $4.1K/week
  • Nevada: $5K/week
  • New Jersey: $5.5K/week
  • New Mexico: $2.9K/week
  • New York: $6K/week
  • North Carolina: $6K/week
  • North Dakota: $4.3K/week
  • Oklahoma: $4.7K/week
  • Pennsylvania: $5K/week
  • Rhode Island: $4.3K/week
  • Texas: $5K/week
  • Wisconsin: $6.7K/week

Medical Surgical

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

  • Alabama: $2.5K/week
  • California: $4K/week
  • Florida: $2.6K/week
  • Idaho: $3.4K/week
  • Indiana: $4K/week
  • Kansas: $2.6K/week
  • Maryland: $2.6K/week
  • Massachusetts: $4.7K/week
  • Michigan: $5K/week
  • Missouri: $3.7K/week
  • New Hampshire: $4.3K/week
  • New Jersey: $4.9K/week
  • New York: $4.4K/week
  • North Carolina: $4K/week
  • North Dakota: $4.3K/week
  • Pennsylvania: $4.3K/week
  • South Dakota: $4.7K/week
  • Texas: $4.7K/week
  • Washington: $3.7K/week
  • Wisconsin: $4.5K/week
  • Wyoming: $3.2K/week

Telemetry

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

  • California: $4.1K/week
  • Georgia: $3.2K/week
  • Indiana: $4K/week
  • Missouri: $2.5K/week
  • New Jersey: $4.5K/week
  • New York: $4.4K/week
  • Oregon: $4.4K/week

Other Specialties

For niche nursing assignments, here are some of the highest-paying one-off opportunities:

  • Endoscopy/GI (New York): $5.6K/week
  • Interventional Radiology (New York): $6K/week
  • MedSurg/TM (Pennsylvania): $5.7K/week
  • Pediatrics (New York): $5.1K/week

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