New York Travel Nurse Jobs

Travel Nursing Jobs in New York – PPR

New York Travel Nursing Jobs

Travel nurses taking an assignment in New York are in for a one-of-a-kind experience. Whether you like to shop, see Broadway musicals, or hike the mountains, New York is a thrilling destination that you will love all year round. Possibly one of the scariest parts of moving to NYC is moving there without a job. Avoid that by finding your next career move with a travel nurse assignment with PPR.

If you, like so many people, are on the fence about NYC, start out slow: with a travel nursing job in New York. This way, you can test out living in the city for a few months and then decide whether it truly is or isn’t for you.

As a whole, New York is a big state with a lot going on all the time. For some, this is one of New York’s most exciting qualities. For others, this is one of New York’s most anxiety-inducing qualities. If you find that even the idea of living in New York as a travel nurse makes your heart start racing out of fear and nervousness, take a deep breath and trust that you can make it work.

Although New York can scare people for a lot of reasons, one reason might be being lonely. But by using PPR to find your first travel nurse assignment, you can get to know the people you work with and prevent this. Read below to learn about the exciting travel opportunities with facilities across New York State.

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New York RN Licensure

Temp License

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Perm License

Timeline: 6-8 weeks

Cost: $143.00 Application

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Walk Thru: Yes (Reinstatement only)

Compact: No



Phone Number: 518-474-3817

Fax Number: 518-474-3004

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The New York Board of Registered Nursing processes permanent and temporary licenses for Registered Nurses in approximately 6-8 weeks. Temporary licenses are not valid. If you're looking for longer term travel nursing contracts in New York the permanent license might be the right option for you. New York is not a walkthrough state and is not affiliated with the Nurse Licensure Compact or Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). The New York Board of Registered Nursing is affiliated with NURSYS. If you run into any trouble applying for or acquiring your RN license in NY, feel free to contact us, we'd love to help you get licensed. Below you'll find additinal resources for acquiring and renewing your New York Registered Nurse License.

RN Licensure Resources

Moving to New York as a Travel Nurse

New York Travel Nurse Jobs

Experience the endless treasures that New York State has to offer. While you may find that most of PPR's New York travel assignments are in metropolitan areas, you can always find time to travel during your days off. Consider the thrill of parasailing hundreds of feet above scenic Lake George or horseback riding along a Long Island shoreline during one of your summer travel nurse assignments. Behold "The Grand Canyon of the East," Letchworth State Park during a fall assignment, experience it from the unique view that only a hot-air balloon ride can provide. Feel the exhilaration of whitewater rafting in the Adirondacks, hike the natural landscape, peaceful forests and mountain scenery of the Catskills, or tour one of the picturesque villages or palatial homes. Many of our New York travel nurses are attracted to good food and drink. If that sounds like you, tour the state's wine or craft beverage trails or dine out in the Hudson Valley, a Fodors Top 25 destination. Ready to experience New York with PPR? Check out our jobs or apply today.

Weekly New York Staff Travel Nurse Pay

Buffalo, NY: $1,453

Albany, NY: $1,499

Syracuse, NY: $1,505

The average salary for a Travel Nurse is $1,420 per week in New York State, which meets the national average. Salary estimates are based on 2,051 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Travel Nurse employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Travel Nurse is less than 1 year. With a lot of opportunity to increase earning potential, it is a very exciting time to be a New York travel nurse. Since most living expenses are paid for or reimbursed, travel nurses working in New York have even more earning potential with earnings going up to $2,400 per week.

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Career Opportunities as a travel nurse in New York

Average NY RN Salary: $83,450

Average Hourly: $40.12

Number of NY RNs: 180,170

New York travel nurses enjoy competitive wages and tend to make more money than an average perm staff registered nurse due to their ability to travel from place to place as needed. The job outlook as recorded by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 19% growth by the year 2022. There are chances for additional earning and higher levels of practice with extra training. Registered nurses who have earned a Master of Science in nursing degree have better chances of finding work than those who hold only a Baccalaureate degree. Another benefit besides healthy compensation is the ability to work with top-tier facilities to be able to expand your resume as a travel nurse. Explore travel nurse jobs in New York.

Top Travel RN Specialties in Demand in New York

There is no way to consider travel nursing assignments and not include New York. The city that never sleeps offers something for everyone. Where New York has marks against it in things like cost of living, it makes up for in other ways. There is no shortage of activities to do in the Big Apple. Transportation via subway, car, or train makes it easy to navigate the city. Top hospitals are always in demand. You could work at hospitals like New York-Presbyterian, Hospital for Special Surgery, or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Since these prestigious facilities are always growing and hiring, they are looking for travel nurses like you to fill vacant positions quickly. The following RN specialties have some of the highest demand:

PPR is an equal opportunity employer.