Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Travel Nursing Jobs and Salary

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurses have an “intense” need to help high-risk, high-acuity patients. We recognize the amazing quality and work ethic ICU nurses offer, and we make it our mission to help each reach their career goals and personal goals while traveling. Your skills will translate to opportunities in pediatrics, neonatal and other areas, giving you the flexibility, you need to find the locations and facility types that are ideal for your own personal wish list.

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ICU Travel Nurse Salary

American Mobile is happy to offer significantly higher salaries than RNs who work in a single location. Keep in mind that some facilities and states pay more, so the best way to learn more about travel nursing salaries is to connect with a recruiter.

  • According to, these nurses that work in the ICU make around $70,711 per year.
  • Our nurses can earn anywhere from $1,934 to $3,757 a week.
  • In a 13-week assignment, ICU nurses can earn up to $48,841.

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ICU Travel Nurse Job Description

Your primary job description includes the careful monitoring of patients who are experiencing life-threatening conditions or injuries. You’ll work closely with other healthcare professionals to provide a complete treatment plan for patients with complex diagnoses.


In addition, you must be able to adapt to new environments and communicate with family members in a caring and understanding manner. You’ll also be responsible for making notes in the facility’s EMR system and dispensing medications.

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Here's How to Become an ICU Travel Nurse

To qualify with American Mobile, you must have graduated from an accredited nursing school and have at least ten months of professional on-the-job experience. As the leading travel nursing agency in the industry, we have relationships with the most respected healthcare providers in the nation, giving you the flexibility to fulfill any career goal. Our recruiters will help you with interviewing and nursing resume tips that will further enhance your ability to be successful. We look forward to helping you make your career dreams come true. 

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Take a moment to read through our blogs to gain insight into ICU travel nursing, take notes from real-world travel nursing experiences, and find out how you can find your dream job with American Mobile. Read more blogs

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