Travel nurses in US offered as much as $8,000 a week
- Demand for nurses has spiked multiple times during the 18 months of the pandemic
With the economy reopening and labor scarce, all kinds of U.S. workers have been getting pay raises. Some of the biggest are going to a group that’s on the frontline of the fight against Covid-19: travel nurses. There are about 30,000 open positions for travel nurses nationwide, according to data from SimpliFi, a health-care staffing firm. That’s up some 30% from last winter’s peak, and still climbing. Salaries have jumped too, with rates as high as $8,000 a week advertised for a three-month assignment.
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