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Everything you need to know about Travel Nursing in Mississippi

Mississippi is a favorite among travel nurses and travel allied health professionals mainly because of its affordability, Southern charm, and proud music tradition. In fact, The Magnolia State has the #1 lowest cost of living in the United States! That means you can really stretch your dollar when on assignment here, so it’s a great spot for those who want to save up. But there’s also much more to this state than that. Read on to learn more about what Mississippi can offer you. You can also search Mississippi travel nurse jobs or apply now to get started right away.

Travel Nursing in Mississippi

Mississippi is a great location for travel nurses who want affordability and an opportunity to save money, but would also like to explore the Gulf Coast, learn more about the state’s proud musical traditions, and more. If you’re considering an assignment in Mississippi with Medical Solutions, you’ll have many great travel nurse jobs to choose from. Plus, you can enjoy our great pay packages, human-first service and support, and industry-leading benefits.


Just a few of our traveler benefits include day-one medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401(k) with company match; safe, pet-friendly housing; free employee assistance program; license and certification reimbursement; unlimited $600 loyalty bonuses; unlimited $500 referral bonuses; traveler discounts; and much more.


U.S. News & World Report’s 2020/2021 Best Hospitals list evaluated 112 hospitals in Mississippi — four of which met high U.S. News standards and are ranked in the state. The #1-ranked Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson is followed by a two-way tie for the #2 rank between North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo in Tupelo and St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital in Jackson. Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg took the #4 spot. Mississippi also has many other facilities and clinics throughout the state that could be a great fit for your next travel nurse or travel allied health assignment.


Mississippi is currently a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). The NLC lets nurses practice in other NLC states without getting additional state licenses — which is a real help and a money-saver for travel nurses when they’re switching states so often! New states frequently join, so you can always see the latest NLC map at the NCBSN site. Plus, our team is always happy to help you with any Mississippi state licensing questions.

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Quick Mississippi Facts

State Nickname: The Magnolia State

Capital City: Jackson

Largest Cities: Jackson, Gulfport, Southaven, Biloxi, Hattiesburg

Charming Towns: St. George, Moab, Brigham City, Vernal, Park City

Cost of Living: #1 lowest cost of living in U.S.!

Average RN Salary: $61,250

Random Trivia: Blues music originated on the Mississippi Delta, and heavy-hitter genre legends like B.B. King, John Lee Hooker, Lead Belly, and Howlin’ Wolf are among the many Blues musicians from Mississippi.


To Do and See in Mississippi

Mississippi’s #1 lowest cost of living rank is a huge money saver for travelers who take assignments here. Since lodging considerations factor into your personalized compensation package but travel nurses also tend to make higher than average compensation, this can go a long way towards helping you save up to pay off debt or for that dream vacation. Beyond that, The Magnolia State has lots to see and do on your days off!


The Gulf Islands National Seashore is a beautiful stretch with barrier islands that have gorgeous white sand beaches, plus forests and marshes. Other great spots include Davis Bayou, Natchez Trace Parkway, Ocean Springs, the Mississippi Petrified Forest, and more.


Mississippi’s home to a proud musical tradition that crosses genres. Blues, and to a large extent, rock music were born here. Gospel, jazz, country, and rock and roll flourished and evolved through the masterfulness of musicians like B.B. King, John Lee Hooker, Lead Belly, and Howlin’ Wolf. In fact, Elvis Presley was born here, and he took tons of inspiration from these musical giants. You can visit Elvis’ birthplace in Tupelo — which is also home to one of our Medical Solutions offices!


Being a Southern state, you can definitely count on Mississippi for some down-home cooking while you’re on assignment here. Some Mississippi culinary favorites include  cornbread and collard greens, crawfish, fried catfish and shrimp, venison, biscuits and gravy, boiled peanuts, gulf oysters, blue crab, barbecue, gulf shrimp, comeback sauce, and Mississippi Mud Pie.


Whether you’re interested in jobs in Mississippi or somewhere else in the U.S., Medical Solutions can help you build your travel nurse or travel allied healthcare career! We’re here to support and serve you every step of the way, with great benefits and collaborative service. Apply now to take the first step or search travel nursing jobs in Mississippi to explore opportunities!

We connect care by staffing top healthcare facilities in Mississippi with brilliant Travel Nurses.


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Personalized Pay Packages

Travel Nurses working in Mississippi enjoy a personalized payment package with great wage rates, licensure and certification reimbursement, a 401(k) with an immediately vested company contribution, loyalty and referral bonuses, and more.

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Great Benefits

We offer our travel nurses and travel allied health professionals day one medical, dental, and vision insurance, plus the option of several additional voluntary benefits, including life, long-term disability, critical illness, accident, hospital indemnity, and AD&D insurance.

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Employee Assistance Program

Current travelers also have automatic, free access to our employee assistance program (EAP) through Cigna, which includes eight free counseling sessions and many more free resources to support you and your family in every facet of life.

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Travel Nurse Housing

When it comes to making a home in your latest location, Medical Solutions travelers have the option of company-provided, private, fully furnished, secure, pet-friendly housing arranged by our expert housing team or a non-taxable housing stipend that helps you arrange and pay for your own housing costs, depending on your eligibility and location.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to your questions about Mississippi Travel Nursing Jobs with Medical Solutions and Travel Nursing in general.

Simply apply here. You can also call us at 1.866.633.3548 and speak with a recruiter, who can answer your questions and send you an information packet. All we need to begin is your application and resume. Once we receive your information, we can begin discussing potential assignments that fit your profile. When you find a job you want, your recruiter will submit you for the job and walk you through the process from there.
Most assignments are 13 weeks in length, but we’ve seen them as short as four weeks and as long as 24. You are obligated to finish your assignment as contracted, but there is no contract binding you to work more assignments afterward. You can take a new assignment right after your last or take a break. It’s all up to you!
Many states are in the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), which allows you reciprocal rights to practice in compact states. If you need to obtain a new state license, your Recruiter can tell you exactly how much time is necessary to apply for it and the cost. If a new license is required for your assignment, Medical Solutions will reimburse you for the cost!