RN Salary in New York

RN Salary in New York


Welcome to the Big Apple! The average annual RN salary in New York is $83,450 per year or $36.30 per hour. In comparison, the national average for nurses is $65,000 per year. The RN salary in New York is higher to account for both the higher cost of living in NY and the increased need for nurses in such a densely urban area. In addition to sights like the Statue of Liberty and Central Park, New York is home to approximately 237,000 RNs. As with most states, the RN salary in New York varies depending on years of experience, type of education, specialty, and whether you are willing to travel. Travel nurses on average make 30% more each year and have flexible positions and opportunities. Fill out the below form to learn more about the opportunities in New York and to find more accurate RN salaries in New York.

RN demand in New York

New York is the third largest state in terms of population, so there is a huge need for flexible, available RNs! Salaries for travel nurses vary, but on the high side can be close to $30,000 for a 13 week travel assignment. This means, if you were to work four assignments in a year, you could make well into the six-figure range of close to $120,000! With over fifteen years in business, trustaff is one of the country's leading travel nursing agencies.

Steps to become a Travel Nurse

To become a travel nurse, you'll first need to meet some basic requirements. First, you'll need to be a Registered Nurse with an active license in your home state. Second, you'll need 1-2 years of experience in your specialty under your belt. Third, you'll want to determine what you want out of your assignments, such as pay, flexibility, experience, location, or a combination. Lastly, choose a great travel nurse agency to help you find your assignment. Be sure to consider all the benefits they offer their travelers!

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What is trustaff?

trustaff is a premiere, award-winning Travel Nurse Agency that places nurses of all different specialties in top paying assignments across the country. With over 15 years of experience serving nurses and other healthcare professionals, trustaff is ready to find you your next assignment. Find your next assignment today!

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