Operating Room (OR)
Travel Nursing Jobs and Salary
Searching for operating room travel nursing jobs? AMN Healthcare is hiring experienced operating room nurses, including all perioperative nurse specialists, for travel nursing assignments across the country. We have relationships with thousands of top healthcare employers and have exclusive OR nursing jobs not available through other staffing companies.
How much do Operating Room Travel Nurses make? Typically, travel nurses perform the exact same duties as their full-time counterparts however, their earning potential tends to be quite a bit higher. According to Salary.com, the average annual salary for an OR nurse salary in the United States is around $78,220, or $1,504 a week. By comparison, an OR travel nurse with Onward Healthcare can expect to earn between $1,164 and $4,792* per week, which works out to around $62,296* for a 13-week job, the most common assignment length.
*Disclaimer: Wages for OR 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.
Operating room nurses are responsible for caring for patients before, during and after surgery. OR nurses prepare the operating room with all necessary surgical equipment as well as assist the surgeon and their team to ensure effective patient care.