Travel Nurse Training Duration Statistics

The average duration of travel nurse training is typically 13 weeks, with some programs ranging from 8 to 16 weeks.

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"The average length of a travel nursing contract is 13 weeks."

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"It generally takes 2-4 years to complete a registered nursing program."

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"There are roughly 25,000 travel nurses working in the U.S. at any given time."

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"About 90% of travel nurses have a bachelor's degree in nursing."

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"LPNs generally complete their training in about 1-2 years."

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"Travelers typically make 15% - 20% more than staff nurses."

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"Accelerated nursing programs, for individuals who already hold a non-nursing degree, typically last 11-18 months."

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"Nearly 80% of hospitals reported using travel nurses in 2017."

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"Some facilities might prefer at least one year of experience in the specialty a nurse applies for before hiring a travel nurse."

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"The highest demand for travel nurses is in California, Texas, and Florida."

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