Travel nursing is a specialty that has become established when a national shortage has occurred in the nursing field. Travel nurses are very important in health care sector because they help bridge the gap between supply and demand in the field of nursing. A travel nurse is hired by healthcare staffing companies to work temporary contracts for hospitals and other healthcare providers at different locations around the country. It is a great career choice for nurses whose acute clinical care experience lasts at least 12 months and who want to advance their careers, salaries or lifestyles. The average annual salary for a travel nurse is $75,109.
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