Pediatric Travel Nursing Jobs and Salary

As a pediatric (PEDI) travel nurse, you’ll get to explore the lifestyle you’ve always craved. This is your chance to live near friends or family in other states or even add to your resume by working in some of the most prestigious facilities. We can help you achieve any goal while you explore the country.

The Onward Healthcare team respects nurses across every department, but pediatrics has a special place in our hearts. Pediatric nurses are often the most talented and respected clinicians due to their ability to work with the most vulnerable patients, children. We recognize that the pediatric nurses are an amazing group of RNs, with an overwhelming compassionate personality as well as an urge to help families with children overcome medical situations.

Not only are Pediatric RN's in high demand across the nation, but they will also work in tandem with highly respected doctors and other healthcare professionals to administer patient care for kids of all ages, from newborns to teenage years. If you're ready to serve as a patient advocate, administer medications and vaccines, and monitor vital signs, you're in the right place.

Pediatric Travel Nurse Salary: Earn up to $3,225/week

How much do pediatric travel nurses make? A permanent or full-time pediatric nurse makes a salary of about $71,700 per year, or $1,379 per week, according to But an Onward Healthcare pediatric travel nurse's income falls between $1,423 and $3,225 per week, based on experience, location, and facility requirements. So, for a 13-week travel position, the most common assignment length, a travel pediatric nurse could potentially earn up to $41,925. 

How Do I Qualify to be a Pediatric Travel Nurse?

Entering the world of pediatric travel nursing has never been easier. As long as you have an RN nursing license from an accredited nursing school and at least one year of experience working in a professional setting, you’re a great candidate. Our recruiters can help you with obtaining the correct nursing license needed to complete your assignment.

Pediatric Travel Assignments

The world of travel nursing is so flexible, giving you exactly what you need to do the things that are important to you. We typically staff for 13-week assignments, but we also have 4-8 week assignments that are just the right fit for nurses who want more flexibility. Oftentimes, pediatric travel nurses are offered extensions to their contract and can stay 26 weeks! Where you go and how long you choose to work are entirely up to you.

Pediatric Nursing: Let’s Do This Together

We often hear from our pediatric travel nurses that they can’t believe how easy and personally satisfying it is to travel the country and care for patients. Many believe that it’s the ability to work with different patient populations (rural locations vs. busy metropolitan areas) that bring them so much joy.

To find out more about pediatric travel nursing jobs, connect with a recruiter by completing the form on this page. Your career in pediatrics is about to take off in ways you never expected.

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*Disclaimer: Wages for Pedi travel nursing 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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