Travel Nursing Salary and Pay

Everything travel nurses need to know about travel nursing pay, including negotiating, evaluating, and comparing travel nursing pay packages, and tax free money. There are over 60 articles in this blog category!

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Are There Red Flags for the IRS in Travel Nursing Pay?

The guidelines pertaining to taxable wages in the travel nursing industry are opaque. Of course, this leads to controversy. Some agencies pay higher taxable wages and proportionally lower non-taxable reimbursements. They assert that lower taxable wages will result in a “red flag” with the IRS. Other agencies pay lower taxable wages and proportionally higher non-taxable reimbursements. They assert there is nothing wrong with doing so and sometimes refer to the “red flag” issue as a myth. In this article, we’ll provide a brief recap on taxable wages in the travel nursing industry and take a close look at the issue of “red flags”. Read more

How Travel Nursing Companies Calculate Pay Rates

How Travel Nursing Companies Calculate Pay Rates and What It Means for Travelers

It’s fair to say there is a certain degree of mystery involved with travel nursing pay packages. They’re more complicated than permanent pay packages. There are huge differences between the lowest paying and highest paying packages. And companies quote and explain them in different ways. Of course, the mystery leaves many wondering how travel nursing companies determine their pay packages. In this article, we’ll take a detailed look at the two most common methods used to calculate travel nursing pay packages and discuss some of the implications for travelers. Read more

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10 Things For Travel Nurses and Agencies To Know About California’s New Paid Sick Leave Law

As a travel nurse, there is a very good chance that you will work in the state of California at one point or another. The state has many appealing travel destinations and the large population ensures that demand for travelers is typically quite high. As a result, it’s important to know about issues occurring in the state that could have an impact on travel nurses. So, in this blog post, we’ll take a look at 10 things to know about California’s new Paid Sick Leave law. Read more

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What You Ought To Know About Travel Nurse across America’s New Paid Sick Leave Benefit

Many of the benefits that nurses enjoy as permanent employees are hard to come by for travel nurses. Paid sick leave is one such example; you’d be hard-pressed to find a dozen travel nursing companies that offer this benefit. So when Travel Nurse across America (TNAA) announced that they are now offering a paid sick leave benefit, we contacted them to get the details. We’ll share those details and more about paid sick leave for travel nurses in this blog post. Read more

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Is This The Highest Paying Travel Nursing Job Ever?

There’s a lot of mystery surrounding how much money travel nurses make. Every now and then, a story pops up describing how some travel nurse somewhere is making hundreds of thousands of dollars per year. Stories like this tend to bolster the belief that travelers make tons of money. These stories also make some travelers wonder if they’re doing something wrong by not earning these fabled amounts. In this blog post, we’ll critically analyze one such story in an effort to decipher the details. Read more

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7 Tips For Avoiding And Resolving Travel Nursing Paycheck Errors

Travel nursing pay packages are complicated compared to the average pay package. As a result, processing payroll is more complicated for travel nursing companies than it is for most other companies. This means there are more pitfalls that can result in paycheck errors. So in this blog post, we’ll provide 7 tips for avoiding and resolving travel nursing paycheck errors. Read more

Travel Nursing Company Profit Margins

5 Things To Know About Travel Nursing Company Profit Margins

A review of travel nursing forums and social media groups indicates there are a lot of questions about travel nursing company profit margins. A deep understanding of  agency profit margins can help travel nurses negotiate better pay packages. It can also help travel nurses determine whether or not the recruiters they work with are trustworthy. Here are 5 things every travel nurse ought to know about travel nursing company profit margins. Read more