Comparing travel nursing pay packages can be very difficult. There are many different variables involved and no two agencies quote pay packages the same way. Travel nurses need a strategy that helps them take control of the situation. So in this series of blog posts, we’ll provide you with a strategy to simplify the comparison of pay packages. Read more
The multitude of variables involved with a travel nursing pay package make it pretty complicated and difficult to understand. In addition, there are several myths about pay packages that serve to further obfuscate the matter. In this blog post, we’ll look to clarify some of the confusion that these myths leave in their wake. Read more
In Part 1 of this series we discussed the three basic variables that travel nursing companies pay attention to when determining the travel nursing pay rates for their jobs. To keep it simple, we defined these variables in very simple terms (Revenue, Cost, and Other Costs) rather than using the technical terms typically used in the business. Now let’s turn to discussing how agencies use them to determine their pay packages. Read more
Perhaps the most complex and least understood aspect of travel nursing is travel nursing pay. Most blog posts I’ve read don’t provide a completely accurate explanation of the pay package. Some of them do a good job of explaining the travel nurse’s side of the pay package, but nobody comes close to offering a full explanation of what’s happening on the agency’s side of the equation. Understanding the agency’s side of the equation is extremely important as it will help you see right through the sly sales pitches and advertising gimmicks. Read more
I often see travel nurses and recruiters debate whether or not travel nurses should work with multiple agencies. The simple answer is Yes! You should work with several agencies. In my opinion, you should work with at least 3 agencies, more if you intend to travel the country far and wide. In fact, for best results, you should work with as many agencies as you can possibly handle. Read more
Chances are good that nurses will be able to find many travel nursing agencies that can meet their needs. So nurses will still be stuck figuring out which agencies to actually work with. Almost every travel nurse will mention how important it is to have a good travel nurse recruiter.
The travel nurse recruiter really can be the X Factor in choosing a agency. Recruiters can make bad agencies good and good agencies bad. It’s tough to come by a really good travel recruiter. My experience indicates that it’s a position with a fairly high turnover rate, so coming by a recruiter with more than 2 years experience can be tough. In addition, evaluating a recruiter can also be a difficult task. Read more
Below is a list of over 200 travel nursing agencies. Please comment if you would like to add an agency to the list or if you find any incorrect or outdated information on the list. Read more