Med Surg Travel Nurse Jobs and Salary

Skilled medical surgical (med surg) travel nurses are needed now more than ever in hospitals and facilities across the country. As the leading travel nursing agency, we can help you find the assignment of your dreams in some of the top-ranked healthcare facilities. Take your med surg nursing career wherever you want while enjoying the adventures that come with traveling.

Med Surg Travel Nursing Job Description & Requirements

  • RN degree from an accredited school
  • At least one year of clinical experience
  • Work with adult patients who are injured or in recovery from surgical procedures
  • Changing dressings
  • Monitoring vital signs

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Average Travel Med Surg Nurse Salary

Make up to $3,642/week

Med surg nursing is a great career with even better pay, but it gets better! Working as a travel nurse increases the med surg nurse salary. According to, a med surg nurse working in a staff position can make an average of $71,721 a year. However, med surg travel nurse jobs with American Mobile have a weekly pay package that ranges anywhere from, $1,164 to $3,642 per week. Thus making the earning potential roughly $47,346 for a 13-week assignment. Reach out to a recruiter and let us help you bring your personal and professional dreams to life.


*Disclaimer: Wages for Med Surg travel jobs are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

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Travel Med Surg Nurse Benefits

 As a med surg travel nurse with American Mobile, you get to enjoy the perks that come with it. Our benefits package was created to make sure you and your family are taken care of while you are taking care of others. Take that leap, and enjoy the rewarding career that is med surg travel nursing.

  • American Mobile has the largest database of travel Med Surg nurse jobs
  • 24/7 access to our experienced recruiters who are the first to know about the requirements demanded by each hospital
  • Day-one health benefits
  • Travel with your family
  • Your choice of free housing or a housing stipend

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Med Surg Travel Nurse Job Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long can a med surge travel nurse stay in one place?

Typically, assignments range from 8 to 13 weeks. However, we can often be flexible and offer shorter or longer assignments based on your specific needs. And many times, the hospital/facility offer the option for you to extend your assignment.

  • How long will it take to approve my application and start my assignment?

Some travelers start their first assignment a week after submitting their application, while others plan their assignments several months down the road. How quickly you can start traveling depends on whether your documentation is in order and if your license is current for the state where you will be practicing. If it isn’t, don’t worry — we’ll help you get all the paperwork and credential requirements organized in time for your assignment start date.

  • Is housing really covered?

Yes, you will be provided with either a housing subsidy or you can elect for private, furnished company provided housing on every assignment no matter where you travel.

Our team of territory experts will work diligently to find you safe, clean, quality accommodations within a reasonable commute time of your facility. Our team of territory experts will work diligently to find you safe, clean, quality accommodations within a reasonable commute time of your facility.

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