United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Travel Nursing Jobs in Washington DC

Every travel nurse has a list of must-see destinations and the nation's capital tops many bucket lists. American Mobile puts exciting Washington, DC, travel nurse jobs right at your fingertips, giving you a chance to advance your career in one of the country's best healthcare systems.

On your days off, you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in a beautiful cosmopolitan setting. Travel nursing is a great way to visit famous landmarks like the Washington Monument or National Mall at a leisurely pace while getting to know the true essence of the city like a local.

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How Much do Washington DC Travel Nurse Jobs Pay? Earn up to $3,300/week

Nurses in DC are well-compensated for their valuable skills, earning an annual mean salary of $123,000 or $2,380 per week. This places DC in the top three states for nursing salaries in the country, behind California and Texas.

Travel nurse salaries in Washington, DC, are also competitive, often paying more than staff assignments because facilities need to fill staffing gaps to ensure the quality of care. While factors such as experience, qualifications, and specialty come into play, a travel nurse in DC can earn as much as $1,700 to $3,300 per week, which equates to $42,800 when you take on just one 13-week assignment with American Mobile. 

 Endless Benefits for You and Your Family!

Imagine the freedom of working anywhere in the country. Travel nursing opens the door to jobs in all 50 states. We make it easy for you to travel by doing a lot of the groundwork. Our recruiters can help place you in top quality jobs that meet your personal and career goals.

We also provide extensive benefits such as private furnished housing that makes it seamless to move between cities, health coverage including vision and dental, a 401(k) retirement plan for your future, free continuing education, and clinical liaisons who are available 24/7.

Washington DC's Top Specialties

DC is home to leading hospitals such as Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Children's National Hospital, and George Washington University Hospital, creating a demand for nurses in all specialties. Whether you enjoy the fast pace of an emergency department, caring for newborns in a NICU or the variety that comes with a medical-surgical unit, our placement specialists have access to a wide range of travel nurse jobs in Washington, DC.

The Nation’s Capital is Calling Your Name

Touring DC's Smithsonian museums and other popular tourist sites can keep you busy for weeks, but there's so much more to discover. The city has a unique energy, combining the sophistication that comes with being the nation's capital with vibrant, diverse neighborhoods that create a strong community feel.

There's plenty to do no matter what time of year you're in Washington. Stroll among cherry blossoms in spring, kayak on the Potomac in summer, bike along the Mount Vernon Trail in autumn and skate up to the rooftop bar at the Watergate Hotel in winter. Savor tasty dishes at cool eateries or Michelin-starred restaurants. There are also plentiful green spaces where you can enjoy fresh air on your days off, including beautiful Rock Creek Park.

It's easy to make the nation's capital your next destination. Our recruiters can help you find a Washington, DC, travel nurse job that's both professionally and personally fulfilling.

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The Travel Nurse's Guide: Washington DC

Famous for its monuments, museums, and rich history, Washington, D.C. is also a prime destination for travelers hailing from the states and the world over. When you're not exploring "The District" or wandering through the city's rows of charming cherry blossom trees, you can flex your skills in any one of their award-winning hospitals, academic facilities, or medical centers. Build your resume by taking on a high-paid travel nursing assignment while enjoying the best that our nation's capital has to offer.

Click the button below to view or download our Washington D.C. CityGuide  and get ready for your next adventure! 

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Travel Nursing: Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. travel nursing offers the best of all worlds. No really, it does. Whether you're a history buff, a foodie, or prefer the ease of travel to other states like Maryland and Virginia, it's time to give Washington, D.C. travel nursing a try. If you can imagine living in an area that boasts great cuisine from around the world, some of the nation's most prestigious facilities, and an amazing selection of day off activities, you'll want to make D.C. a travel nursing destination. Come make your own history in the city by the Potomac.

We can help you obtain your Washington DC nursing license!

D.C. has plenty of great opportunities to advance your career. It all starts with getting licensed, and our recruiters make it easy for you. Our team will help guide you through the process and help you find job that fits your every need. 

What are the best hospitals to work at in Washington DC?

DC is home to leading hospitals in the nation creating a demand for nurses with exceptional skills and experience just like you. Our Recruitment team is eager to help you find the perfect travel nurse assignment.