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     TRAVEL

     NURSE’S

     GUIDE TO

     TEXAS

 

     

     TRAVEL

     NURSE’S

     GUIDE TO

     TEXAS

TEXAS BY THE NUMBERS

$61K
Average annual salary of a
registered nurse in TEXAS

378
NUMBER OF Hospitals in the sTate of TEXAS

13%
LOWER HOUSING COSTS THAN
THE REST OF THE U.S.
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TRAVEL NURSE SALARY

Typically, registered nurses in Texas earn approximately $61,231, according to Nurse Salary Guide. On average, travel nurses get paid 10-30% more than permanent nurses, though salaries can change because of location, specialty and experience.

TRAVEL NURSE SALARY

Typically, registered nurses in Texas earn approximately $61,231, according to Nurse Salary Guide. On average, travel nurses get paid 10-30% more than permanent nurses, though salaries can change because of location, specialty and experience.

HOW DO I GET MY TEXAS

NURSING LICENSE?

To obtain a nursing license in Texas, follow these steps:

  • Check eligibility.
    • Applicants must meet the following conditions:
      • Applicant has graduated from approved RN program
      • Applicant has taken the correct U.S. exam
      • Applicant has worked in nursing or has taken the U.S. NCLEX exam sometime in the past four years
  • Complete an application online or on paper and pay the $186 fee. If you completed the paper application, mail it and the fee to: Texas Board of Nursing, 333 Guadalupe Suite 3-460, Austin, Texas 78701.
  • Complete a criminal background check through the Department of Public Safety and the FBI.
    • Click here and click “Schedule an Appointment.”
    • Click “Pay for Ink Card Submission” and complete required fields.
    • Fill out payment screen.
    • Print confirmation and sign the waiver.
    • When you get your fingerprint cards, follow the directions on the confirmation document.
  • Verify all nursing licenses from other states, U.S. territories, provinces, and countries.
    • Click here to verify licenses from states that participate in Nursys.
    • To verify a nursing license from a state or territory that doesn’t participate in Nursys, send this form to that state and ask them to complete and send directly to Texas.

HOW DO I GET MY TEXAS NURSING LICENSE?

To obtain a nursing license in Texas, follow these steps:

  • Check eligibility.
    • Applicants must meet the following conditions:
      • Applicant has graduated from approved RN program
      • Applicant has taken the correct U.S. exam
      • Applicant has worked in nursing or has taken the U.S. NCLEX exam sometime in the past four years
  • Complete an application online or on paper and pay the $186 fee. If you completed the paper application, mail it and the fee to: Texas Board of Nursing, 333 Guadalupe Suite 3-460, Austin, Texas 78701.
  • Complete a criminal background check through the Department of Public Safety and the FBI.
    • Click here and click “Schedule an Appointment.”
    • Click “Pay for Ink Card Submission” and complete required fields.
    • Fill out payment screen.
    • Print confirmation and sign the waiver.
    • When you get your fingerprint cards, follow the directions on the confirmation document.
  • Verify all nursing licenses from other states, U.S. territories, provinces, and countries.
    • Click here to verify licenses from states that participate in Nursys.
    • To verify a nursing license from a state or territory that doesn’t participate in Nursys, send this form to that state and ask them to complete and send directly to Texas.

TRAVEL NURSE

OPPORTUNITIES IN TEXAS

TRAVEL NURSE OPPORTUNITIES IN TEXAS

TRAVEL NURSE HOUSING

IN TEXAS

Our travel and housing experts look forward to helping you in finding excellent housing in Texas. These statistics will help you get started:

In Texas, the average cost of living is $21,216 for a single adult. Here are some statistics comparing Texas apartment rental prices with the national average:

  • One-bedroom: 13% below the national average
  • Two-bedroom: 12% below the national average
  • Three-bedroom: 12% below the national average

Keep in mind that cost of living and apartment prices will vary throughout the state. Please feel free to contact us to ask any questions. We look forward to assisting you!

TRAVEL NURSE HOUSING IN TEXAS

Our travel and housing experts look forward to helping you in finding excellent housing in Texas. These statistics will help you get started:

In Texas, the average cost of living is $21,216 for a single adult. Here are some statistics comparing Texas apartment rental prices with the national average:

  • One-bedroom: 13% below the national average
  • Two-bedroom: 12% below the national average
  • Three-bedroom: 12% below the national average

Keep in mind that cost of living and apartment prices will vary throughout the state. Please feel free to contact us to ask any questions. We look forward to assisting you!