Since 1996, we have been providing travel nursing professionals just like you with great employment experiences and dynamic career opportunities across the nation. In our 20+ years providing high paying travel nurse jobs, we’ve perfected our customer experience. With an industry-leading benefits package and tenured recruiters who are passionate, empathetic and value-oriented we’ve built a community more than a company.
At PPR we’re always looking for ways to provide a better experience for our travel nurses. Looking to maximize your compensation? PPR offers expanded hours assignments as well as the option to travel with a team or family members (furry or not).
Emergency Room RNs exist in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment that requires excellent patient care quickly, cohesively and compassionately. The vast (yet exciting) duties of an ER RN may include –
According to several sources, including the BLS, nurses stand to earn an average pay of around $68,450 per year. The numbers above are median incomes based on 2016 BLS surveys. On top of these pay rates there's a lot of additional earning potential in the form of bonuses, travel nursing pay, and much more. For instance, the highest median salaries for registered nurses are in the Northeast and West. Of the 20 states where RNs earn the most 9 of them are in the west (CA, OR, WA, HI, NV, AZ, CO, TX, AK) and 8 are in the Northeast (NY, MA, NJ, MD, DC, CT, RI, DE). According to GlassDoor the yearly national average salary for RNs is $65,976. This number is most likely lower than the median salary provided by BLS because entry-level positions are dragging the average down. The data provided by GlassDoor is based on over 40,000 anonymous salary reports by registered nurses.
There's an exciting future ahead for RNs, especially for those in the travel nursing industry. Based on data collected from several sources in 2016, including the BLS, it is estimated that job openings for Registered Nurses are expected to grow by 15 percent between 2016 to 2026. The BLS also claims that nurses rank number one in most annual job openings among all occupations requiring a minimum of an associates degree. That means that there are over 100,000 jobs for RNs opening every year! With a record numbers of applicants, record high demand and an estimated average salary increase, the future is bright for travel nurses.
Nursing in itself is extremely rewarding, but if you've found yourself craving a tad more adventure than your everyday perm job, travel nursing may just be your niche. Travel nurse jobs span from coast to coast and almost everywhere in between granting those with a want for wander opportunities that are nearly endless. The key to landing your dream gig is knowing where to apply, and where the demand is high so is the likelihood of being placed. Check out the list below of states in high demand for ER RNs.
PPR is an equal opportunity employer.