Travel Nurses' Pay

Good article on why hospitals don’t pay “loyal staff” more. Your boss isn’t going to pay you $1 more than the minimum required to not have you quit.

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/nursing/the-complexity…

$250/hr ($500,000/yr) for a travel nurse in Pittsburgh looks attractive to me. How bad can Pittsburgh be?

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Have a friend with an expired nursing license (he now is in tech working on algorithms for health related stuff) that keeps getting contacted by travel nursing staffing agencies. The money he is being offered is insane, even given his current nice income. He won’t do it though. Refuses to put himself in harm’s way to help the ignorant and foolish.

Nurses are burnt out and quitting. Teachers are hitting that same state. Neither is a good situation.

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Nurses are burnt out and quitting. Teachers are hitting that same state.

School-bus drivers, who were older (over half were 55+ https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/investigations/data-gives-clu… ) and lower-paid than the average worker and had absurd working conditions which often left school districts and school-bus companies scrambling for drivers at the beginning of each school year BEFORE covid, and then those drivers got laid off for a year or more… a good many of them have found better things to do.

I’m sure there are other job categories similarly affected.

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