Have you heard about the travel nurse housing stipends or housing allowance that is often offered as part of your compensation package, but aren't sure what it covers or how to make the most out of it? You're in the right place.
If you’re a travel nurse, taxes can be one of the most confusing yet important parts of your job. As tax season approaches, understanding the rules and regulations for filing as a travel nurse is essential to ensure you receive all the deductions and credits available to you. Luckily, we’ve put together a guide on navigating taxes as a travel nurse in 2023 – with information about how to file and prepare for potential audits.
In today’s competitive market for the best healthcare travel rates and locations, knowing how to negotiate travel nurse pay and other contract elements is key. Seasoned travel couple, Chase and Lindsay, otherwise known as @wereoutnabout, offer tried and true advice they’ve implemented when landing travel assignments. Here are their do’s and don’ts for how to negotiate travel nurse pay!
Over the past couple of years, travel nurses have made news headlines centered around their frontline efforts during a global pandemic, the nationwide nursing shortage, and how travel nurses can earn top-dollar salaries, as compared to their staff nurse counterparts. Now, if you’ve ever found yourself wondering how travel nurse pay works, you’ve come to the right place. How does travel nurse pay work? The pay structure for travel nurses How to boost travel nurse pay Travel nurse pay by state
There’s a high demand for healthcare travelers in rural healthcare, and while you may already be aware of some of the benefits of taking a rural assignment, you may not know the travel pay breakdown for rural contracts. Keep reading to find what kind of pay you can expect in rural healthcare and why it’s so advantageous to take these assignments right now.
Will travel nurse pay decrease? Why was my travel nurse contract cancelled? How are healthcare employment trends affecting the healthcare travel industry? If you’ve asked any of these questions in the past few months, you’re not alone. Healthcare travelers across the country have been feeling the effects of a turbulent healthcare market and the changes its bringing. Here’s what changes you can expect in the healthcare staffing industry, and how to prepare for them.
Inflation has reached 8.5 percent, which is the biggest high in over four decades. As costs continue to climb, a recent Bankrate poll indicates that three out of four Americans are experiencing financial stress due to high inflation. Since costs are unpredictable right now, and travel pay can vary as well, it’s important to have a good handle on your budget. Here are some Fusion Marketplace tips for how to budget with inflation.
It’s no deep, dark secret that travel nurses have historically been paid more than their staff counterparts. Usually because of tax-free per diems and stipends. But when the coronavirus pandemic hit the country in 2020, travel nurse pay skyrocketed and the demand for these specialized healthcare globetrotters soared along with it.
It’s no fun not knowing. Especially when it comes to the important details like what agency you’ll work with, how much you’ll get paid, where you’ll take your healthcare skills, and who you’ll help.
The past few years have brought major changes in the world of healthcare travel. It seems like the notorious coronavirus and its variants have virtually taken over the entire healthcare field, causing an influx in travel healthcare professionals like yourself. The dramatic increase in demand has also come with wage increases for healthcare professionals across the board. Let’s take a look at a breakdown of healthcare wage trends by state to gain a better idea of what to expect for the rest of 2022.