Explore the heartland and advance your career as a travel nurse in Nebraska! From the scenic Sandhills to the bustling streets of Omaha, this state offers a diverse range of locations and job opportunities for healthcare professionals. Join top hospitals and healthcare facilities in cities like Lincoln, Kearney, and Grand Island, and take advantage of competitive pay and benefits while experiencing all that Nebraska has to offer.
387 Nebraska Travel Nurse jobs available
Nebraska Travel Nurse FAQ
How Much Do Travel Nurses Make in Nebraska?
The median salary for Registered Nurses in the state of Nebraska was $68,010 per year or $32.7 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $58,980 and $79,330 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Nebraska or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $53,690, while the highest 10% earned more than $90,220. Nebraska ranks 33 in median annual salary for Registered Nurses, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Nebraska ranks at 20.
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 Nebraska a Nursing Compact State?
Yes, Nebraska is a part of the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC).
How Do I Become a Travel Nurse in Nebraska?
Education & Licensure
To become a travel nurse, you must first become a registered nurse (RN). This requires completing an undergraduate nursing degree, either a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), and passing the NCLEX-RN examination. After becoming an RN, you can then apply for travel nursing jobs in Mississippi.
Board Address https://dhhs.ne.gov/licensure/Pages/Nurse-Licensing.aspx
How Long Does It Take to Get a License? 2-8 weeks perm; 5-7 business days temp
License Fee $123
Compact state? No
NURSYS state? Yes
Walkthrough State? No
What are the Top Cities in Nebraska for Nurses?
Omaha, Lincoln, Bellevue, Grand Island, Kearney, Alliance, Brownville, Beatrice, Chadron, and Columbus are some of the top destinations for registered nurses looking for adventure. Each city offers its own unique attractions and activities that make it a worthwhile travel destination. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy kayaking at the Missouri National Recreational River or hiking along the beautiful Oregon Trail in Alliance. For those who appreciate culture and history, Omaha has several historic sites to visit while Chadron State Park offers stunning natural beauty.
Top Cities for Nebraska Travel Nursing Jobs
North Platte, NE
Grand Island, NE
Scotts Bluff, NE
Things to Do and Explore in Nebraska
Nebraska is an amazing place to visit and explore, full of unique attractions that are sure to keep you entertained. Whether you're looking for a fun day trip or an extended vacation, there's something here for everyone!
Experience the majesty of Chimney Rock National Historic Site or get up close and personal with animals at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. For something completely different, take a trip to Carhenge, a replica of Stonehenge built out of vintage cars! History buffs will want to check out the Nebraska State Capitol and one of its many national monuments like Scotts Bluff or Golden Spike Tower.
Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy all sorts of activities such as hiking along Cowboy Trail or watching cranes migrate in Sandhill. Don't forget the museums and cultural attractions too — from Lauritzen Gardens to The Durham Museum — that offer endless exploration opportunities. There's even Old Market in Omaha, where visitors can find one-of-a-kind souvenirs, plus the National Museum of Roller Skating for a truly unforgettable experience.
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 Nebrasaka 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.