Northern lights at night in Alaska over snowy terrain.

Travel Nursing Jobs in Alaska

One of the most rugged environments in the nation rewards visitors with unique experiences-- making withstanding the cold worth it for travel nurses in Alaska. Explore glaciers, admire the Northern Lights, and watch whales, moose, and bears in their natural habitats. Oncology, ICU, and Pediatric Oncology specialties are in high demand, and we have travel nursing jobs for numerous specialties in Alaska. Are you ready to head to the Last Frontier? Let's start your career-advancing adventure in Alaska today!
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NICU Travel Nurses - Advantis Medical

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You can choose to work with one of our dedicated recruiters and receive white glove service while they do all the work for you, or you can apply directly on one of the thousands of jobs. Either way, we take the stress and hassle out of finding your next dream travel assignment.

Popular Places to Visit in Alaska

Anchorage, Alaska waterfront with city buildings and snowy mountains in the background.
City of Fairbanks, Alaska with buildings on the waterfront reflecting off calm waters.
Aerial view of Denali National Park Preserve in Alaska with rivers and road flowing through the nature filled terrain.
Downtown Juneau on the water shore with clouds and large nature filled mountains in the background.
Anchorage defines itself as urban and wild. However, working a travel nursing job in Alaska doesn't mean every day off exploring has to be physically strenuous. You'll find every creature comfort you desire and be able to sneak away on a rail tour from Anchorage, the key railroad city. Fairbanks is the heart of the state and boasts outstanding views of the aurora borealis along with access to Denali National Park & Preserve. The capital city, Juneau, blends mountain life with coastal community. This popular cruise port overflows with entertainment and dining options and has no shortage of shopping. Juneau is a great home-base for other Alaskan adventures. Sound good? Explore Advantis Medical travel nursing jobs in Alaska below.

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Advantis Medical knows you're going places. We're the travel nurse agency to support your travel nurse career from day one on with highly competitive pay, the most desirable roles, and dedicated personal support.

Travel Nursing in Alaska:
Did you know?


  • Alaska is the largest state and twice the size of the second largest, Texas.
  • Whale-watching is a national pastime. Share your selfie with a massive mammal.
  • Alaska has 3 million lakes and the largest national forest, Tongass.
  • The US bought Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million in 1867.
  • Juneau is the only US capital not accessible by road, only by air and sea.

Interested in Alaska travel nurse jobs?
Whale diving into the water and splashing in Seward, Alaska during the day. Scenic hiking trail along the western edge of Mendenhall Glacier with a dirt path running through green trees in Tongass. Lake in Alaska with calm still waters surrounded by nature and pink flowers.

Alaska Travel Nurse FAQs

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What license do you need to travel nurse in AK?

Alaska Board of Nursing
Contact information
Website: https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardofNursing.aspx
Phone: 907.269.8160

Fees

Timing
Processing Time: 8 weeks
Valid for: 2 years
Renewal Schedule: November 30 or September 30, as applicable even years


How much can a traveling nurse make in Alaska?

Indeed.com estimates the average travel nurse salary in 2022 at $134,043 but this can vary widely by location, specialty, and demand. This is significantly higher than $77,600, the average salary for a staff nurse in 2022, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

What is the highest-paying travel nursing agency in Alaska?

Advantis Medical negotiates for the highest-paying travel nursing jobs in Alaska. All our travelers qualify for free concierge service. Chat with your recruiter to learn how we can help you land the job of your dreams quickly and hassle-free!

What are the benefits of working with Advantis Medical?

Benefits are offered on the first of the month following the start date. Ex: If a clinician begins on 10/24, their coverage will be effective on 11/1.

How much does travel nurse housing cost in Alaska?

Your Advantis Medical Support Team can help you find housing in Alaska within your budget. Our Travel Coordinator will even book your living arrangements if you’d like! We do not provide agency housing. Instead, our travelers get a generous stipend and any help needed to get settled. This gives you the freedom to live where you want and lets you pocket any leftover money, too! Agency-provided housing, on the other hand, is deducted from your paycheck. Either way, you pay for your living arrangements.

Find Specialty RN Jobs in Alaska

  • Surgical Tech
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Room
  • Labor & Delivery
  • Neonatal ICU
  • Pediatric ED
  • Pediatric Tele
  • Psychiatric
  • Case Management
  • CVICU
  • Endoscopy
  • Med/Surg
  • Oncology
  • Pediatric ICU
  • Pediatrics
  • Radiology
  • Cath Lab
  • Dialysis
  • Home Health
  • Mother Baby
  • Operating Room
  • Pediatric OR
  • Post Anestesia Care Unit
  • Telemetry