Travel Nurse Pay and Benefits

Everything you need to get started on your next travel contract. Learn more about our pay and benefits package.

How much can I make as a Travel Nurse?

The average salary of a travel nurse greatly varies depending on different factors. Your specialty, location, and experience are all factors that can affect your paycheck. For example, the pay for an ICU nurse in California will differ from an ICU nurse in Iowa. The pay can even vary for an ICU nurse and an L&D nurse in the same state. While there is no “average” salary for what a travel nurse can make, travel healthcare professionals still receive premium pay for their positions and are paid more than your typical staff nurse.


While you may not be able to change your specialty, being flexible on location will allow you to chase the highest rates available to you. You can view our available positions and pay rates right in your LEAP Portal. 

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ARMS Travel Nurse Benefits

As an ARMS traveler, you get more than just a contract. You get a full team dedicated to your experience and well-being during your assignment. Our benefits are available to our nurses and allied professionals on assignment through ARMStaffing.

The Support You Need

You’re not doing this alone.  With ARMStaffing, we support you from start to finish, with an ultimate goal of building trust between you and us.

When You Need It

Things happen fast.  That’s why providing you with the help you need is all about timing, and for us, that’s ASAP.

Recruiter Matching

Start your journey with someone you can trust. When you apply with ARMS, you will be matched with a recruiter who specializes in your preferred location and profession.

On-Call Support

We have on-call support 24/7, 365 days a year.  Need clinical support?  We have an experienced team across healthcare practices who can offer immediate direction.

Compliance Concierge

Your personal Compliance & Onboarding specialists ensure you never miss a required credential or license renewal.

They’ll schedule all your appointments & manage your credentialing wallet.

Complimentary Onboarding

We pay your way through onboarding including physicals, TITERS, and everything else.  A dedicated Onboard Specialist will schedule your appointments, so you can focus on patient care while we focus on helping you get started faster.

Health & Retirement Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes first-day coverage for medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance.

Allowances and Reimbursements

Meals & Lodging Allowance (MLA) & Travel Reimbursement for qualifying contract placements.

401k Retirement Savings Plan

After a qualifying waiting period, employees are eligible to contribute to the company-sponsored 401k Plan with Lincoln Financial Group. Employee deferrals and employer matching are immediately vested. Our generous matching program offers a 4% match when you contribute at least 5%.

Weekly Pay Support

Enjoy weekly direct depoists with online access to paystubs & W2’s.

You’ll be assigned a dedicated payroll specialist to make sure your missed lunches, signed approvals, and facility timesheets are all taken care of. 

Mental Health Support

We partner with Aetna to provide health services which include mental health support & burnout prevention.

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Professional Liability

Mistakes can happen and you should be covered. We support our clinicians with comprehensive professional liability insurance covering eligible clinicians for qualifying malpractice and other covered claims.

Clinical Support

We have RN’s on staff to provide you clinical guidance, career support, and act as liaisons when clarity & communication are needed. Whether you have questions on a competency test or disputes with a facility, let our clinical support help you.

Hear From Our Nurses

The staff at ARMStaffing are so easy and friendly to work with. Great bunch of people!

Lauren RN

My recruiter is very helpful. The relationship she builds is meaningful. She checks in regularly to make sure all is well and if there’s anything she can do for me. My last company I only heard from my recruiter when it was time to look for another assignment or extend.

Robin RN

Brand new to this, currently on my first assignment. Will say my recruiter was and continues to be phenomenal in assisting me with literally EVERYTHING. Having an amazing experience on my first assignment and looking forward to doing this for the remainder of my career

Krista RN

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