Travel Nursing Jobs in Nevada

Thinking of a travel nursing job in Nevada? Whether you are looking for an adventure, a change of scenery, or just some fun in the sun, travel nursing jobs in Nevada can provide all that and more. From the famed Las Vegas Strip to the breathtaking Hoover Dam, and from the unique Reno Artown Festival to shimmering Lake Tahoe - there’s something untamed and wild about Nevada that makes travel nursing jobs even more exciting!

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Nevada Travel Nurse FAQ

The median salary for Registered Nurses in the state of Nevada was $87,960 per year or $42.29 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $74,670 and $104,560 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Nevada or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $66,130, while the highest 10% earned more than $121,100. Nevada ranks 9 in median annual salary for Registered Nurses, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Nevada ranks at 3.

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.

No, Nevada is not currently a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). On Feb. 16, 2021, Assembly Bill 142 was introduced in the Nevada legislature which would allow Nevada to join the NLC. However, this bill was defeated due to opposition from nurses citing risks to patient care. Currently, there is no legislation for Nevada to become part of the compact.

Education & Licensure

o become a travel nurse in Nevada, you must first be a registered nurse (RN). This means graduating from an accredited nursing degree program and passing the NCLEX-RN examination. After obtaining your RN license, you can apply for permanent licensure through the Nevada Nurse Portal. You will need to submit a completed and signed application, including any licensure fees, as well as evidence of graduation from your nursing program.

Licensure Resources

Nurses looking to pursue a career in Nevada will often find a wealth of opportunities. From the bustling city of Las Vegas to the more rural areas of the state, there are excellent cities and towns to explore.

Top Cities for Nevada Travel Nursing Jobs

  • Las Vegas, NV

  • Reno, NV

  • Henderson, NV

  • Elko, NV

  • Hawthorne, NV

Travel nurses in Nevada have a variety of activities to explore and keep them busy. From the Old West towns where cowboys and prospectors still roam freely to the glitzy lights of Las Vegas, Nevada has something for everyone.

For those looking for adventure, Nevada offers some of the best outdoor recreation in the Southwest. Take a hike on one of the hundreds of trails that wind through rugged canyons, explore old silver and gold mines, or relax by camping under the clear night sky in one of Nevada’s many dark-sky preserves. For those looking for thrills, skiing, snowboarding, and even hot air ballooning are all available.

For culture-seekers or those who just want to relax and take it easy, Nevada has plenty to offer too. Visit any number of small-town art galleries or museums showcasing local history or Native American culture, stroll through some of Reno’s classic neighborhoods or take a drive down the celebrated Extraterrestrial Highway near Rachel. No matter what interests you, there’s sure to be something special waiting for you in Nevada!