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Travel Nursing Jobs in New York

Whether you're drawn to the glittering lights of the Big Apple, skiing in the Adirondacks, or a fall hike in the Catskills, there's a postcard-perfect experience waiting for you in New York. Registered nurses can explore the attractions of this diverse state while working on travel assignments in top hospitals. We can help you find a rewarding travel nurse job in New York that lets you grow professionally and personally.

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What's the New York Travel Nurse Jobs Salary? Earn up to $4,700/week

Registered nurses are typically well paid in New York, bringing in an average of $83,450 per year or $1,605 per week — $10,000 more per year than the national average. Permanent nurses in New York City and surrounding areas earn at the higher end of the salary range — around $90,000 per year.

Travel nurse salaries in New York are also lucrative. A travel RN can make between $1,200 to $4,700 per week depending on specialty, certification, and years of experience. A 13-week travel assignment offers an earning potential of up to $61,100 with health benefits and a retirement plan.

We Offer More Than a Paycheck

While many RNs are enticed by the competitive travel nurse salaries in New York, American Mobile travel nurses enjoy additional benefits. A temporary nursing assignment in New York gives you valuable clinical experience at some of the nation's top-ranked hospitals. Land an assignment at prestigious hospitals and get insight into patient care from many of the top healthcare professionals in the country.

We also provide comprehensive support while you're traveling. Benefits include free continuing education to keep your skills sharp and 24-hour clinical support if you have concerns while on the job. You can also move right into free, furnished accommodation so you spend less time setting up your home and more time exploring. If you're staying with friends or family, opt for a non-taxable housing stipend instead.

New York Cities with Highest-Paying Travel Nurse Jobs

The average travel nurse jobs salary in New York was about $2,241 per week on February 1, 2024. Today, you can find jobs with a salary range between $1,312 to $3,215 per week. The cities with the highest paying jobs include:

In New York, there are a number of hospital facilities with nursing staff including: Northwestern Medical Center in Saint Albans, Penn State Health in Hershey, Cottage Hospital-MF in Woodsville, Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, and Parkland Medical Center in Derry are well known in New York.

If you have a specific start date in mind, the soonest available in New York is Mar 11, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Telemetry - Telemetry role at $2,495 per week. The latest start date for an RN job is Apr 15, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Perioperative Nurse - Operating Room - OR role at $2,905 per week.

There are a variety of contract lengths available for a travel nursing job in New York including 13 Weeks (9173 jobs), 12 Weeks (2391 jobs), and 8 Weeks (402 jobs).

New York's Top Specialties

We have access to the country's largest database of travel nursing jobs in a wide range of specialties. Our expert recruiters can help find a travel nurse job in New York that matches your qualifications.

New York's Exclusive Travel Nurse Jobs

There are currently 163 exclusive American Mobile RN jobs in New York. 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 $1,442 - $3,206 a week and the average weekly salary for these exclusive RN jobs is $2,314. Apply for exclusive top paying traveling RN jobs in these popular New York cities:

Welcome New York City to Your Future Plans

Play in the snow, relax in a lakeside cabin, or take a selfie in Times Square. Wherever you are in the state, New York offers experiences you'll remember for a long time. You can spend time in the Big Apple and get up close to iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Broadway. Venture into other parts of New York and go scuba diving in St. Lawrence, tour the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, hike more than 2,000 miles of trails and visit award-winning craft breweries and wineries. The many rewards of a travel nurse job in New York are waiting — get started with an American Mobile recruiter today.

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The Travel Nurse's Guide: New York City

With nearly 8.4 million people calling it home, and millions more visiting each year, New York City is one of the most dynamic and unique places on earth. Lin Manuel Miranda paid homage to New York City as
“the greatest city in the world” in his award-winning show “Hamilton," while others consider NYC the 'center of the world' for all-things business, finance, culture, and travel. Now it’s your turn to find out what makes this city so irresistible to so many people. Take a travel nursing assignment in a place where dreams are made. 

Click the button below to view or download our New York City CityGuide and get ready for the ultimate adventure! 

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Travel Nursing: New York

Travel nursing jobs in New York will have you singing "start spreading the news, I'm leaving today" for an adventurer's paradise. From New York city to the more rural areas up north, you'll find the kinds of things that keep nurses coming back for more. Imagine a work/life balance that has you working in some of the nation's most important facilities, learning new EMR systems, and growing your resume. Then, on your time off, switch gears and spend your off-time exploring the Finger Lakes or taking in the magic of Times Square.

Do you need a New York nursing license?

The process is easy with American Mobile. Our licensing team will guide you through the process, and help you avoid unnecessary hassles while helping you quickly find your next gig across the state. 

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What are the best hospitals in New York?

The bright lights and the big city feels isn't the only thing New York has to offer travelers. Nurses of all specialties have plenty of awesome facilities work in with over 20 hospitals meeting U.S. News standards high rankings. 


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