Aerial view of St. Louis, Missouri during the day overlooking buildings, streets, cars, and the stadium.

Travel Nursing Jobs in Missouri

The Show Me State Missouri can be the destination for your next travel nursing adventure! Enjoy hearty food, music for all, friendly folks, and a low cost of living to boost the power of your travel nurse wages. High demand specialties in Missouri include ER, Orthopedics, and Pediatrics. We're hiring for all specialties across the country now. Start booking a travel nursing job in Missouri today!
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Popular Places to Visit in Missouri

The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri on a cloudy day in front of the city and buildings.
Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri at dusk with buildings lit up in the background and a large field of green grass in the foreground. Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri at dusk with buildings lit up in the background and a large field of green grass in the foreground.
Climatron botanical garden in St.Louis, Missouri with a green house dome encased with leafy green natural plants and tulips.
Close up of stalagmites forming from minerals in calm waters within the Fantastic Caverns in Missouri.
Kansas City and St. Louis have genuine rivalries - barbecue and baseball. Plus, in KC you're likely to hear jazz versus the blues in St. Louis. Travel nurses taking jobs in either Missouri city will surely gain an appreciation for the local favorites. Springfield's shopping, dining, and cultural offerings can spoil a travel nurse. Spend time at nearby attractions like Fantastic Caverns, Hammons Field, the Springfield Botanical Garden, and the Route 66 Car Museum. Independence, MO is the hometown of President Harry S. Truman and home to his namesake library and museum. This safe community is ideal for a travel nurse seeking a slower pace. Sound good? Explore Advantis Medical travel nursing jobs in Missouri below.

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Did you know?

  • Kansas City has more miles of boulevards than Paris and more fountains than any city but Rome, Italy.
  • The Gateway Arch is the tallest arch in the world. It's built to withstand the elements with foundations sunk 60 feet and the ability to sway up to 18 inches in high winds.
  • The ice cream cone was invented at the Missouri World's Fair in 1904. An ice cream vendor ran out of cups and served the treat in rolled up waffles.
  • Capture memento selfies on a trip to Ha Ha Tonka State Park in Camdenton to explore the ruins of an ancient castle and lush parklands on the Lake of the Ozarks.
  • The nickname "Show Me State" originated in a congressman's 1899 speech, "For thy eloquence neither convinces nor satisfies me. I am from Missouri. You have got to show me."

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Fountain shooting water in the air between calm waters reflecting buildings outside of Kansas City Union Station in Missouri. Waffle cone with strawberry pink ice cream melting in the city of Missouri. Castle ruins in Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Missouri close to Lake of the Ozarks on a summer day with clear skies.

Missouri Travel Nurse FAQs

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What license do you need to travel nurse in MO?

Missouri Board of Nursing
Contact information
Phone: 573.751.0681


Processing Time: 1 - 2 weeks
Valid for: 6 months (temp); 2 years (perm)
Renewal Schedule: April 30th of odd years

How much can a traveling nurse make in Missouri? estimates the average travel nurse salary in 2022 at $70,218 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 Missouri?

Advantis Medical negotiates for the highest-paying travel nursing jobs in Missouri. 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?

Advantis Medical offers comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage, along with 401(k) plans that start on day one. Experience the Gold Standard in clinician care with the convenience of weekly direct deposit, housing & travel assistance, and a personal concierge for onboarding & credentialing. Interested in traveling with a friend? Advantis offers $500 per traveler that you refer so it’s never been easier to travel with friends or family.

How much does travel nurse housing cost in Missouri?

Your Advantis Medical Support Team can help you find housing in Missouri 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.