Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Travel Nursing Jobs and Salary

The work of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurses' inspires us every day. When we send NICU travel nurses on assignment, we know that their heart is in it and that they will give the best medical attention they can to the young patients in their care.

NICU travel nurses perform the same duties as staff nurses who work full-time jobs in a single location. NICU nurses often carry a hard-working demeanor and bring their adaptable skills to any neonatal intensive care unit. NICU nurses help care for premature newborns who have critical illnesses and act as a patient advocate for the young.

If you are considering becoming a NICU travel nurse, you’ll have the ability to see the country and check off cities and states from your bucket list, while growing your nursing resume.

NICU Travel Nurse Salary

How much do NICU travel nurses make? as a travel nurse with American Mobile, NICU nurses have the ability to earn from $2,174 to $3,765 weekly. Thus, making the maximum earning potential $48,945 for a 13-week assignment.

It is important to know that permanent nurses often make less than travel nurses. According to, NICU nurses earn an average of $79,422 per year. 

How to Become a NICU Traveling Nurse

To become a NICU travel nurse with our travel nursing agency, you simply need to have graduated from an accredited nursing program and have at least one year of clinical experience in a professional setting. Some healthcare systems and facilities require at least two years of experience. Our recruitment team can assist you with your travel nursing requirements while on your job search.

 Let Us Guide You on Your Journey

American Mobile will be your support during the process of becoming a traveling nurse. We won’t try to get you to take positions that aren’t directly associated with your own personal career or lifestyle goals. We believe in working together to help you achieve whatever will put a smile on your face.

To find out more about NICU travel nursing jobs, connect with a recruiter today. Together, we’ll make some great things happen.

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*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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