Connecticut is an exciting destination for travel nurses looking to gain experience in a variety of settings. From bustling metropolitan cities like Hartford and New Haven to small towns in the Connecticut Valley or along the Long Island Sound, Connecticut has it all. With a diverse range of healthcare facilities, including major academic medical centers, small community hospitals and specialty clinics, you can find everything you need to make your next assignment great.
186 Connecticut Travel Nurse jobs available
Connecticut Travel Nurse FAQ
How Much Do Travel Nurses Make in Connecticut?
The median salary for Registered Nurses in the state of Connecticut was $82,770 per year or $39.8 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $70,960 and $99,040 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Connecticut or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $60,560, while the highest 10% earned more than $113,320. Connecticut ranks 12 in median annual salary for Registered Nurses, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Connecticut ranks at 39.
Typically, travel nursing jobs will provide higher hourly and weekly pay than permanent positions in the same specialty, facility, and location. The estimated weekly gross pay listed for travel Registered Nurses is based on the specified hours per week listed on job cards and includes available stipend amounts.
Is Connecticut a Nursing Compact State?
Yes, Connecticut is a Nursing Compact State.
How Do I Become a Travel Nurse in Connecticut?
Education & Licensure
In order to become a registered nurse (RN) in the state of Connecticut, you must first meet the requirements for licensure as set forth by the Connecticut Board of Nursing. These requirements include completing an approved nursing program, passing the National Council Licensure Examination for registered nurses (NCLEX-RN), and submitting an application for licensure to the Board of Nursing.
Board Address https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Practitioner-Licensing--Investigations/Registered-Nurse/Registered-Nurse-Licensure
Application https://www.elicense.ct.gov/ (must create an account to apply)
How Long Does It Take to Get a License? 3-4 weeks (perm), 15 business days (temp)
License Fee $180
Compact state? Yes
NURSYS state? Yes
Walkthrough State? No
What are the Top Cities in Connecticut for Nurses?
In Connecticut, nurses can explore options in places like Hartford, New Haven, and Stamford or in more pastoral locales such as Waterbury and Bristol. Whether you are looking for an urban atmosphere or a rural vibe, Connecticut has something to offer everyone pursuing a travel nursing position.
Top Cities for Wyoming Travel Nursing Jobs
New Haven, CT
New London, CT
Stafford Springs, CT
Things to Do and Explore in Connecticut
Connecticut is a stunning state that offers a wealth of experiences and attractions ready to enchant any traveler. From the lush rolling hills in the Litchfield Hills, to the pastoral riverside communities scattered along the Connecticut River, or perhaps to the captivating rocky shoreline of Long Island Sound, Connecticut's diverse beauty will captivate any visitor.
When it comes to outdoor activities and recreation, Connecticut has something for everyone. Head out on the water for kayaking, canoeing and fishing in Shenipsit Lake or up at Black Rock State Park; go swimming in Gardner Lake; go four-wheeling through Tunxis State Forest; mountain biking in Devil’s Den Preserve; bird watching along the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Trails; off-roading at Sleeping Giant State Park - even stargazing atop Talcott Mountain promises an unforgettable experience!
When it comes to cuisine, you can find all sorts of delicious local flavors throughout Connecticut. From chowder and lobster rolls served with freshly baked bread from seaside towns like Mystic and Stonington Borough to heavenly apple pies made from crisp local apples - there is something here for everyone. Of course, there are other tasty dishes too like creamy New Haven style pizza or juicy burgers raging with flavor - just some of what this state has to offer.
Aside from its remarkable natural beauty, Connecticut also boasts a plethora of unique attractions that offer interesting experiences such as: Mystic Aquarium where visitors can see over 6000 aquatic creatures including Beluga whales; Yale Peabody Museum which houses one of America’s oldest natural history collections featuring countless artifacts from ancient Egypt; Mark Twain House – an iconic 19th-century house showcasing fascinating artifacts relating to author’s life and fantastic stories he wrote while living there; Gillette Castle – a stone mansion built by actor William Hooker Gillette where guests can check out his incredible collection of furniture pieces as well as art relics collected during his travels across Europe.
From its gorgeous coastline to its delectable cuisine - Connecticut provides plenty of ways for travelers to get lost in stupendous moments for memories that will last forever! Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway or an exciting adventure - this beautiful state promises wonders that you won't soon forget!
Getting Started as a Traveling Nurse
Many travel nurses find work through recruitment agencies and marketplaces, which means you have better access to job boards to choose your schedule, location, and salary. When you begin browsing for an assignment, be sure to consider the housing options, the benefits, the guaranteed hour's policy, and the recruiting company’s overall reputation.
The good news is that Fusion Marketplace has everything you need when it comes to finding the perfect Connecticut travel nursing job. We offer access to travel assignments in the best healthcare facilities across the country. Whether you are looking for med surg, intensive care, operating room, rehabilitation, or home health positions, our partners are constantly posting new jobs so you can find your next great opportunity. Here, you have the freedom to compare full benefits, packages, and staffing agencies—all in one place. So find your next job today.