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Travel Nursing Jobs in Arizona

Pack your sunscreen and some lightweight clothing — you're off to Arizona for your next nursing adventure! Travel nursing in Arizona offers the best of both worlds: the chance to explore one of America's most beautiful states while earning above-average pay doing what you love. 

We have one of the largest job networks for nurses, giving you access to travel nursing opportunities throughout the state of Arizona. Becoming a travel nurse with American Mobile is a great way to build your resume while meeting your financial goals.

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Travel Nurse Salary in Arizona?

Earn up to $2,800 per week

As a travel nurse in Arizona with American Mobile, you have the opportunity to earn anywhere from $1,100 to $2,800 per week depending on the location and specialty. For a 13-week assignment, you have the potential to earn close to $36,400. In contrast, staff nurses in Arizona typically earn an average of around $97,900 per year depending on factors such as location, level of experience and nursing specialty. Many nurses earn less than $1,100 per week in permanent positions.

The Benefits of Becoming an Arizona Travel Nurse

Above-market compensation isn't the only reason to work with American Mobile to find your next travel nursing opportunity in Arizona. The best way to ensure patients receive quality care is to make sure their nurses have access to comprehensive benefits that help them stay healthy and refreshed. When you sign up with us, you'll work with a dedicated recruiter who understands your goals and works hard to match you with just the right opportunities.

Health benefits are standard for all of our travel nurses, but we go beyond that to make sure you feel supported in your career. Our 24-hour hotline makes it easy to get assistance at any time of day. We also offer travel discounts, a variety of housing options and resources to help you maintain your mental health. As an American Mobile travel nurse, you'll have access to the largest clinical staff of any travel nurse network.


The average travel nurse jobs salary in Arizona was about $1,953 per week on August 1, 2023. Today, you can find jobs with a salary range between $1,107 to $2,872 per week. The cities with the highest paying jobs include:

In Arizona, there are a number of hospital facilities with nursing staff including: Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas, Cobre Valley Community Hospital in Globe, HEALTHSOUTH Scottsdale Rehabilitation Hospital in Scottsdale, Fort Defiance Indian Health Service Hospital in Fort Defiance, and Phoenix Children's Hospital in Phoenix are well known in Arizona.

If you have a specific start date in mind, the soonest available in Arizona is Sep 25, 2023 for a Registered Nurse – Case Management- Case Manager - Case Manager role at $2,358 per week. The latest start date for an RN job is Dec 4, 2023 for a Registered Nurse – Emergency Room - ER role at $2,192 per week.

There are a variety of contract lengths available for a travel nursing job in Arizona including 13 Weeks (2064 jobs), 12 Weeks (53 jobs), and 8 Weeks (20 jobs).

Arizona's Exclusive Travel Nurse Jobs

There are currently 4 exclusive American Mobile RN jobs in Arizona. You won't find these Registered Nurse jobs anywhere else. Start by scrolling through RN jobs based on average salary, contract duration, and shift types to find your perfect travel nurse job. You can earn between $1,482 - $1,956 a week and the average weekly salary for these exclusive RN jobs is $1,731. Apply for exclusive top paying traveling RN jobs in these popular Arizona cities:

Consider Arizona for Your Next Assignment

Arizona has something for everyone, whether you prefer the high temperatures of the Phoenix area or the cool temperatures and evergreens of Northern Arizona. The Phoenix metropolitan area, known as the Valley of the Sun, has world-class restaurants, kitschy art galleries and museums featuring priceless works of art.

With miles of hiking trails, a landscape dotted with flowering cactus plants and more than 200 days of sunshine per year in many of its cities, Arizona is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. You'll be able to spend your free time hiking, fishing, boating and soaking up the sun in the Grand Canyon State.

Arizona has some of the best travel nurse job opportunities in the country, and we currently have 111 travel nurse jobs available.

Travel nurse jobs are currently available in cities like Phoenix, Prescott, Fort Defiance, Lake Havasu City and Tucson. Arizona hospitals and health care facilities are looking for all types of specialists including Telemetry (41 jobs), ICU (20 jobs), PCU (17 jobs), ER (5 jobs), OR (4 jobs) and more.

We have new travel nurse jobs posted daily, so be sure to Apply Now so our specialists can make sure you get first crack when a new job opens up. We make it as easy as possible for you to compare nursing jobs by allowing you to filter based on traveling nurse salary, shift type, location or duration to find the right job for you.

With great things to do, people to meet and places to see, Arizona is a popular place for travel jobs! Also be sure to check out our resources on how to become a travel nurse and nursing license renewal.

FAQs about Travel Nurse Jobs in Arizona

On average, how much does a travel nurse make in Arizona?

The highest paid travel nurse jobs in Arizona can make up to $2,872 per week.

How long is the most common contract duration for travel nursing jobs in Arizona?

The average length for travel nurse jobs in Arizona based on recent data is 13 weeks.

How many Arizona travel nurse job opportunities are currently available?

In Arizona there are 111 job opportunities for a traveling nurse to choose from.

What cities have the highest paying travel nursing jobs in Arizona?

  • Phoenix, Arizona $2,872 / per week average salary
  • Prescott, Arizona $2,433 / per week average salary
  • Fort Defiance, Arizona $2,358 / per week average salary
  • Lake Havasu City, Arizona $2,319 / per week average salary
  • Tucson, Arizona $2,269 / per week average salary

What nursing specialties are needed most in Arizona right now?

  • Telemetry - 41 jobs available now
  • ICU - 20 jobs available now
  • PCU - 17 jobs available now
  • ER - 5 jobs available now
  • OR - 4 jobs available now

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Top Travel Nurse Salaries in Arizona

Find the nurse travel jobs in Arizona with the highest salaries below and contact a recruiter today:

Cities Average Salary Highest paying job in each city
Phoenix $2,228 /week* Registered Nurse – Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU $2,872 per week
Prescott $2,184 /week* Registered Nurse – Pediatric $2,433 per week
Fort Defiance $2,149 /week* Registered Nurse – Case Management- Case Manager $2,358 per week
Chandler $1,983 /week* Registered Nurse – Emergency Room $2,192 per week
Nogales $1,866 /week* Registered Nurse – Emergency Room $1,956 per week
Lake Havasu City $1,857 /week* Registered Nurse – Perioperative Nurse - Operating Room $2,319 per week

Arizona’s Top Opportunities by Specialty

American Mobile receives new travel nurse jobs in Arizona each day from hospitals and healthcare facilities. If you are looking for a specific Arizona travel nurse job, please see below for in-demand nursing specialties needed throughout the state:

Specialty Average Salary Cities with highest paying jobs
PACU $2,111 /week* Fort Defiance and Tucson
ICU $2,013 /week* Fort Defiance and Chandler
MS $1,976 /week* Prescott and Fort Defiance
OR $1,961 /week* Lake Havasu City and Tucson
ER $1,941 /week* Chandler and Nogales
Telemetry $1,895 /week* Prescott, Gilbert and Chandler
PCU $1,837 /week* Lake Havasu City, Phoenix and Tucson
OR $1,806 /week* Tucson and Gilbert
First Assist $1,804 /week* Lake Havasu City
Rehab $1,780 /week* Tucson

We can help you obtain your Arizona nursing license!

Bring your travel nursing experience and skillset to the breathtaking state of Arizona! Explore the endless career opportunities for your specialty with American Mobile. Our recruiters are your personal assistants to help you begin the process of obtaining your Arizona nursing license or renewal. Connect with our recruiters today!

What are Arizona's best hospitals?

Get the best of both worlds when you travel to Arizona. Choose from a list of the top-ranked hospitals in the state while also enjoying stunning views of natural wonders. We look forward to helping you find the ideal job for you!

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