Cardiac Catheterization Lab (Cath Lab) Travel Nursing Jobs and Salary

The world of cardiac catheterization lab (Cath Lab) travel nursing opens so many doors for nurses just like you. If you’re ready for new settings, great salaries, exploration, or want to advance your career on your own terms, there’s never been a better time to switch gears and begin travel nursing. Cath lab travel nurses are able to find various positions in cities across the nation. AMN Healthcare is updated with jobs daily and a recruiter can help you find your ideal assignment to fit your needs.

Cath Lab Travel Nurse Salary

Earn up to $3,887*/week

According to, a permanent cath lab nurse makes an annual income of about $65,870, or a weekly salary of $1,267. However, a cath lab travel nurse, who performs the same duties as a full-time cath lab nurse, will make between $1,164 and $3,887* per week, or up to $50,530* per 13-week travel assignment. And don't forget all the amazing benefits and perks you'll have access to when you choose to travel with AMN Healthcare.


*Disclaimer: Wages for Cath Lab travel jobs are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

Why Work in the Catheterization Lab?

You’ll still perform amazing work and have the same responsibilities as you would as a staff nurse in the cath lab. However, you’ll have the opportunity to assist physicians and other clinicians in procedures such as angioplasties or catheterizations in prestigious facilities throughout the nation. It’s so easy to take your cath lab nursing career on the road as a travel nurse with support from our travel nursing agency. If you graduated from an accredited school, have a current nursing license, and have completed a minimum of one year in a professional setting, you’re good to go.

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How Long are Cath Lab Nurse Assignments?

As one of the most established travel nursing companies in the nation, we have relationships with the nation’s most highly respected facilities, giving you immediate access to hiring managers and contracts that are 13 weeks long. Some assignments have the opportunity for extension and are shorter depending on the facilities' demand, but it’s all up to you. Remember, you’re in control of where you go and what positions you accept.

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