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Travel Nursing Jobs in Missouri

From botanical gardens and award-winning zoos to an iconic arch and the excitement of Branson, Missouri has a lot to offer as a state. It's also positioned conveniently in the heart of the nation, making travel to family or attractions in other areas easier than when you're on the coast.

Missouri travel nursing jobs span a huge range, hitting almost every specialty and offering chances to live throughout many of the areas in the state. And since we have one of the largest databases of travel RN assignments available, we're able to match you up with an assignment that supports your sense of adventure as well as build your resume and career.

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Missouri Cities with Highest-Paying Travel Nurse Jobs

The average travel nurse jobs salary in Missouri was about $1,882 per week on January 1, 2024. Today, you can find jobs with a salary range between $1,140 to $2,713 per week. The cities with the highest paying jobs include:

In Missouri, there are a number of hospital facilities with nursing staff including: Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte, Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis in Memphis, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City, Research Medical Center - Brookside Campus in Kansas City, and Cass Medical Center in Harrisonville are well known in Missouri.

If you have a specific start date in mind, the soonest available in Missouri is Mar 11, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Rehabilitation - Rehab role at $2,149 per week. The latest start date for an RN job is Apr 1, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Intensive Care - ICU - ICU role at $1,897 per week.

There are a variety of contract lengths available for a travel nursing job in Missouri including 13 Weeks (4691 jobs), 12 Weeks (150 jobs), and 8 Weeks (59 jobs).

What's the Salary for Travel Nursing Jobs in Missouri? Earn up to $2,600/week

Missouri travel nursing pay can be very competitive. Assignments in our database have pay ranges from just over $1,200 to $2,600, or around $33,800 for 13-week assignment with American Mobile. 

Compare that with the average salary for RNs in permanent positions. While pay depends on experience, specialty, and location, the average in the state is around $61,063, which breaks down to about $1,174 a week. Many of American Mobile’s travel assignments pay more.

Gain Access to Endless Benefits from Day One

  • Health benefits that start as soon as you do
  • Diverse assignments that build your skills to positively impact your nursing career
  • Retirement planning to help you look even further into the future
  • Dedicated recruiters to help keep you on track and find ideal assignments
  • Housing stipends or free housing so you have a place to call home after a long shift
  • Referral bonuses that let you earn income for introducing others to the nursing career you love
  • Access to CEUs and other important resources for your nursing career

Find out more about all this and other benefits offered by American Mobile.


Missouri's Top Specialties

Search specialty to find an assignment that seems tailor-made for you. We regularly add jobs to our database and can work with you to create an assignment that meets your preferences.

Explore the Best of Missouri

Once you take on a travel nursing job in Missouri, you'll also be able to explore the state on your days off. Start with something iconic, such as a visit to St. Louis Arch. In fact, whether your assignment is in St. Louis or the city is a day or weekend trip, you'll find plenty to do there. The St. Louis Zoo and Missouri Botanical Gardens are just two popular attractions. You can also see the sights in Kansas City, including the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. For a change of pace, check out Branson for music, theater, and plenty of adventure.

Whatever you want to find at the heart of the country, a travel nursing job in Missouri is a great way to get there.

The Travel Nurse's Guide to: St. Louis

St. Louis is a favorite destination for many travel nurses due to the wide array of excellent professional opportunities, as well as the opportunities for fun and adventure. American Mobile would love to send you on a travel nursing assignment to the city known as the “Gateway to the West”.

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What are the best hospitals to work at in Missouri?

Missouri has 14 hospitals that meet high U.S. News standards, ranking them as the top hospitals in the state. With access to these top facilities, American Mobile wants to help you work in an environment that is conducive to your career trajectory.