Sure, you’ve had pizza before. But have you had New Haven pizza? Trust us when we tell you that this alone could be a reason to move to Connecticut! If pizza’s not your thing or you need more reasons, proximity to New York City and stunning fall foliage also make Connecticut an ideal place for a travel nurse to call home.
Before you consider a move to the Constitution State, you’ll want to get a sense of how much money a travel nurse in Connecticut earns. Keep in mind that many variables are involved in calculating travel nurse take-home pay, and you can use Advantis Medical’s integrated nurse pay calculator so you don’t have to manually figure out what you can expect to make.
That said, travel nurses in this state make an average of $2,073 a week — and many travel nurse jobs in Connecticut pay well over that amount. Working multiple contracts can earn you over $113,000 a year, letting you enjoy all that Connecticut has to offer.
Even though Connecticut is a small state, you’ll have no shortage of short-term housing options to choose from. Here are some of the most common types of housing in this state.
On average, a studio apartment in Connecticut costs $1,064 a month, and a one-bedroom is $1,249. You can find two- and three-bedrooms well below $2,000 a month. While some areas may have higher rents than others, there will be numerous options — even furnished ones — within your budget wherever you decide to live.
Towns along the Gold Coast or within easy commuting distance of New York City will be much more expensive than other parts of Connecticut. Here are some other factors affecting affordable housing to keep in mind:
Once you decide to live in Connecticut, you may have to choose between agency-placed housing or a housing stipend. Here’s what you’ll want to consider when making this decision:
Whether you’re interested in a coastal vibe or a quaint town, whether you plan to hop on the train to New York City or take long drives through substantial farmland, there is something for you in Connecticut. We hope you’ll join us there!
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