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Travel Nursing Jobs in Alaska

Imagine looking up at the night sky to see the Aurora borealis, or spending your weekend in the Arctic Circle on a polar bear excursion?  Alaska is the ideal location for travel nurses who crave extraordinary adventures.

If you’re looking for a place where the people are relaxed and friendly, you’ll feel right at home in Alaska. You can hang with the locals at restaurants and breweries or relax outdoors during the summer months, when there are over 19 hours of sunshine. Travel nursing in Alaska is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of big cities and enjoy an environment that’s good for your mind, body, and spirit.

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Alaska Travel Nurse Salary: Make up to $3,200 per week

What is the salary of a nurse in Alaska? Depending on the experience of the RN, the average salary of a registered nurse in the State of Alaska is $73,550 per year. The weekly pay breakdown for an Alaskan nurse is just about $1,400 per week (contingent on overtime and experience).

As an American Mobile traveling nurse, the chances of doubling the average weekly pay of a permanent nurse are very high. It is imperative to know that healthcare facilities and hospitals rely on traveling nurses to fill the absences during seasonal fluctuations and demand of a specific hospital/facility will determine the pay rate.

American Mobile traveling nurses can earn up $3,200 per week in Alaska or close to $41,600 on a 13-week assignment. Furthermore, each healthcare professional is able to customize their pay, based on the housing option they choose; whether or not they would like furnished housing or if they choose a stipend instead. Additionally, we have a clinician referral program that allows for endless bonuses. From day one of your assignment, a traveler will have access to endless resources; such as, free CEU’s, mental health resources, and the largest clinical staff on call to answer any or all of their questions. The benefits of becoming a travel nurse are never-ending.



Alaska's Top Specialties

As the population in Alaska continues to rise each and every year, the need for healthcare professionals and travel nurses simultaneously increases. American Mobile has developed partnerships with many top Alaskan hospitals and healthcare facilities, allowing for copious opportunities for travel RN’s each and every year.

The Northern Lights are Calling Your Name  

Take a walk on the wild side with a visit to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, where you’ll not only see spectacular glaciers, but you might also catch a glimpse of wolves, grizzly bears, bald eagles, and puffins. For a taste of rural Alaskan life, take a tour of the Husky Homestead at the Denali National Park and Preserve. You’ll be greeted by husky pups, who are in training for the Championship Iditarod Sled Team. There are plenty of adventures where you and your loved ones can take advantage of on your assignment. 

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We can help you obtain your Alaska nursing license!

Make Alaska your next travel nursing destination! Don't let the licensing process keep you from taking your next assignment in the glacier state. We can help you through the step-by-step process to acquiring your Alaska nursing license, whether you need to renew or apply for a new license. 

What Alaskan hospitals are the best to work in?

Our recruiters are here to service you in finding the perfect assignment for your skillset and career growth. Let us help you find the best hospitals in Alaska to make your travel nursing experience one of a lifetime.