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8. Travel Nurse

Don’t want to by tied down to one place? Travel nursing might be for you! Travel nurses are contracted to move from place to place depending on an areas need for healthcare professionals. Oftentimes, moving costs and housing are covered, and overall salary is higher than a permanent staffing position. Travel nurses get the rewards of a nursing career, on top of the ability to see the country and explore.

Most travel nurses must be RNs. There is less job availability for LPNs as travel nurses. Because of the nursing shortage, RNs are in demand, and there is the change to make great use out of your degree.

Employment for registered nurses is expect to grow by 23% by 2016. Travel nursing continues to be a lucrative career choice because shortages vary from state to state. Overall, job prospects are expected to be excellent for nurses willing to pack their bags to relocate every few months.

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