Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Travel Nursing Jobs and Salary

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurses have an “intense” need to help the high-risk, high-acuity patients. We recognize the amazing quality and work ethic ICU nurses offer, and we make it our mission to help each reach their career goals and personal goals while traveling.

As an ICU travel nurse, your job outlook is nothing short of phenomenal, with great options across the country. Your skills will translate to opportunities in pediatrics, neonatal and other areas , giving you the flexibility, you need to find the locations and facility types that are ideal for your own personal wish list.

ICU Travel Nurse Salary

How much do ICU travel nurses make? American Mobile is happy to offer significantly higher salaries than RNs who work in a single location. According to, these nurses that work in the ICU make around $70,711 per year.

Our nurses can earn anywhere from $1,934 to $3,757 a week. And in a 13-week assignment, can earn up to $48,841. Keep in mind that some facilities and states pay more, so the best way to learn more about travel nursing salaries is to connect with a recruiter.

ICU Travel Nurse Job Description

Your primary job description includes the careful monitoring of patients who are experiencing life-threatening conditions or injuries. You’ll work closely with other healthcare professionals to provide a complete treatment plan for patients with complex diagnoses.

In addition, you must be able to adapt to new environments and communicate with family members in a caring and understanding manner. You’ll also be responsible for making notes in the facility’s EMR system and dispensing medications.

Here's How to Become an ICU Travel Nurse

To qualify with American Mobile, you must have graduated from an accredited nursing school and have at least ten months of professional on the job experience. That’s it other than the enthusiasm that we have found with so many travel nurses who we send on assignment.

How We Can Help You

American Mobile has so much to offer you. As the leading in the industry, we have relationships with the most respected healthcare providers in the nation, giving you the flexibility to fulfill any career goal.

We understand that getting your name on the desk of hiring managers at prestigious facilities can be hard without the right assistance. That’s where we come in, connecting you with the right people in the facilities that matter to your career.

Apply Today for an ICU Travel Nurse Assignment

We don’t just hire ICU travel nurses; we help them make career choices that align with their lifestyle. In addition, our recruiters will help you with interviewing and nursing resume tips that will further enhance your ability to be successful. We look forward to helping you make your career dreams come true.

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*Disclaimer: Wages for ICU 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.

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