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Travel Nursing Jobs in Iowa

Iowa holds several claims to fame, especially in the agricultural department — shout out to the state with the most pigs in the country. But don't let the seemingly rural nature of Iowa full you. There's plenty of adventure to be had in this heartland state, and travel nursing jobs in Iowa are a great way to pay your way (and save for the future).

Our extensive database includes jobs from all over the state and in almost every nursing specialty. You can find assignments as an ICU or ER nurse or in med-surg, telemetry, and psychiatry, among many other specialties. Discover more below about how travel nursing jobs in Iowa can help you earn great money, see new sights and build your nursing career.

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How Much do Iowa Travel Nurse Jobs Pay? Make up to $4,400/week

Registered nurses in Iowa who take permanent, traditional positions make around $1,114 a week, or a bit over $57,000 annually, on average. That's good money, especially in a state with a cost of living lower than the national average.

But at American Mobile, we're not about being average. We look for the best talent, and we want to offer the absolute best service, compensation and experience to our travelers. We have Iowa travel nurse jobs that pay between $1,240 to $4,400 a week. On the high end, that equates to about $18,720 when you take on just one 13-week travel nurse job in Iowa, not to mention the housing stipend or tons of other attractive perks offered exclusively through American Mobile!

Exceptional Resources to Enhance Your Experience

And perks and benefits certainly don't stop at the salary. Some other ways we ensure your travel nursing experience is excellent include:

  • A dedicated recruiter who works with you to ensure you have everything you need and to plan future assignments if desired
  • Many of the benefits you would get in a traditional position, including health benefits that start the same day you do
  • Access to career-enhancing resources, including CEU opportunities
  • Compensation for housing in the form of free housing or a stipend to cover the cost of housing you arrange on your own



Iowa's Top Specialties

We also have jobs in plenty of specialties. And if you don't see a gig that lines up with your career goals and preferences in our database, complete our quick contact form.

Live More on an Iowa Travel Nursing Assignment

Spend your days off seeking adventure in unique rural areas, such as Maquoketa Caves State Park or Ledges State Park. Nature lovers might also enjoy day trips to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden or the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium.

It's not all rural hiking and animals, though. The Hawkeye State offers art museums, theme parks, and the charming ambiance of German Villages in Amana Colonies. 

If the charm of Iowa sounds like something you'd like to experience, our recruiters are standing by to help you find a travel nursing job that lets you enjoy this Midwest state.

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We can help you get your Iowa nursing license!

Our team of recruiters makes it easy for you. We will walk with you hand in hand to make sure you get all of your licensing requirements completed in order to start your first day of travel nursing.

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Once you secure your Iowa nursing license, we want to help you find the perfect facility to help develop your skills and expertise. Iowa has plenty of top-ranking hospitals to gain experience and boost your resume.