NICU Travel Nurse Jobs and Salary

Welcome to the world of NICU travel nursing, where compassion meets adventure in the most delicate of settings. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) travel nurses embark on a remarkable journey, providing specialized care to the tiniest and most vulnerable patients across different healthcare facilities. With each assignment, these dedicated healthcare professionals bring their expertise, empathy, and adaptability to support families and nurture premature or critically ill newborns. Join us as we delve into the captivating realm of NICU travel nursing, where these extraordinary individuals navigate new environments, forge connections, and make a lasting impact on the lives of the smallest miracles.

NICU Travel Nursing Job Description & Requirements

  • Provide specialized care to newborns in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of different healthcare facilities
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams, including neonatologists, pediatricians, respiratory therapists, and lactation consultants, to develop and implement comprehensive care plans
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) certification
  • Flexibility and adaptability to different work environments and assignments

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We offer an extensive selection of high paying NICU travel nurse jobs at top performing healthcare facilities. Choose from a strong network of healthcare partners across the nation including:

We simplify your job search by listing the top paying NICU nurse travel jobs in great cities throughout United States. Live and work where you want to. Find exclusive travel nursing jobs in beautiful cities including:

Importance of NICU Nurses

How Much do NICU Travel Nurses Make?

Earn up to $3,990/week

How much do NICU travel nurses make? As a travel nurse with American Mobile, NICU nurses have the ability to earn a weekly range between $1,330 and $3,990 weekly, making your earning potential up to $51,870 for a 13-week assignment, not including all of the lofty benefits and perks you'll get access to. By comparison, a full-time NICU nurse working in a single facility makes an average salary of $79,422 per year, according to


*Disclaimer: Wages for NICU travel nursing 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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NICU Traveling Nurse Benefits

As an NICU travel nurse you can take advantage of the comprehensive benefits package offered to you. American Mobile believes their nurses deserve the best benefits possible for you to succeed both personally and professionally.

  • American Mobile has the largest database of NICU travel nursing 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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NICU Travel Nurse Salary

NICU departments desperately need travel nurses that meet all of the necessary travel nursing requirements. As a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit travel nurse, you can make up to $1,434 to $2,844 per week.

Check out the current highest paying NICU travel nurse job in Washington: This Registered Nurse – Neonatal Intensive Care position earns $2,844 a week, with a start date of March 18, 2024. This assignment is for 13 weeks and is located in Silverdale.

Our travel nurse jobs include a housing stipend and a personal housing account executive will ensure your housing preferences are met and you are happy before moving. For more details about salary, contact a recruiter or check here for a few nurse travel jobs that are starting the soonest and apply today:

Exclusive NICU Nurse Jobs

American Mobile has 1 exclusive NICU nursing jobs in United States with competitive pay rates and private housing. You won't find these Neonatal Intensive Care Unit travel jobs anywhere else. Browse our extensive selection of NICU travel nurse jobs based on average salary, contract duration, and shift types to find your perfect travel nurse job.

These exclusive American Mobile positions can help you earn between $1,434 - $1,581 a week. The average weekly salary for these exclusive NICU jobs is $1,508, but check back often as available jobs are constantly changing.

Search all of our top paying NICU travel nurse jobs below:

Cities Average Salary Highest Paying NICU Job per City
Atlanta $1,508 /week* Registered Nurse – Neonatal Intensive Care in Atlanta, GA

Earliest Starting NICU Travel Jobs

Here are some of the best NICU travel nursing jobs that start soon. Don't miss out on the opportunities below, contact your recruiter today!

Start Date Weekly Salary Cities with Highest Paying Jobs
February 26, 2024 $2,295 - $2,529 /week* Registered Nurse – Neonatal Intensive Care in Hackensack, NJ
February 26, 2024 $2,320 - $2,556 /week* Registered Nurse – Neonatal Intensive Care in Red Bank, NJ
March 11, 2024 $1,801 - $1,984 /week* Registered Nurse – Neonatal Intensive Care in Cleveland, OH
March 11, 2024 $1,801 - $1,984 /week* Registered Nurse – Neonatal Intensive Care in Cleveland, OH
March 11, 2024 $1,589 - $1,751 /week* Registered Nurse – Neonatal Intensive Care in Cleveland, OH

*Estimate of weekly payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with your Recruiter for additional details.

NICU Travel Nurse Job FAQs

What are the minimum travel nursing requirements?

Each state, as well as the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), has its own nursing license requirements. However, healthcare systems prefer nurses to have at least one year of experience in a clinical setting under their belt to be considered for a position.

Get nursing license information for all 50 states including:

Can I take time off between NICU assignments?

Yes! That is one of the benefits of travel nursing. Travel nursing allows you to remain flexible and take time off of working between assignments. However, to remain eligible for benefits provided by American Mobile, you must begin an assignment within 25 days of your last assignment. For more information, contact your recruiter.

On average, how much does a NICU travel nurse make?

A NICU nurse can make an average of $2,032 per week in the US, but every state is very different.

What are the highest paid travel nurse jobs available today?

The top paying nurse positions currently include jobs like:

What is the opportunity for work/life balance with a travel nurse job?

Travel nurses are in high demand in cities throughout the nation. Apply for travel NICU nurse jobs in Loma Linda Red Bank and other popular destination spots where the work/life balance is at its highest!

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