Looking Back at 2021

Looking Back at 2021

What a year! Nomad has had a record-breaking year thanks to all our amazing Nomad clinicians and employees. We thought it would be fun to take a look back at 2021’s trends and many milestones. We’ve compiled data from our thousands of Nomad jobs across the country to pull together a report to share all the best parts of 2021!

2021 was a huge growth year for Nomad. We met tons of new clinicians and offered lots of new jobs all across the US.  Here is a quick look at our growth.

Nomad Growth Metrics

  • 200,000 Clinicians
  • 115,000 Jobs published in 2021
  • 50 US States served (+ DC!)

Where are Nomad Clinicians?

In 2018, Nomad only offered assignments in 11 states. Today, we’re proud to offer our clinicians assignments across all 50 states. So, where do our Nomad Clinicians go and where are they from?

Nomad Clinician Most Popular Hometown

  1. San Antonio, TX
  2. Houston, TX
  3. Chicago, IL
  4. Charlotte, NC
  5. Atlanta, GA

Top Paying States

  1. NJ: $137/hr
  2. IL: $107/hr
  3. RI: $105/hr
  4. DE: $103/hr
  5. WI: $102/hr

Nomad Pay Rates

Wondering how your travel clinician pay compares to other specialties, shifts, or areas? We got you covered. In conducting our analysis of Nomad assignments we took a closer look at our pay rate data.

Top Paying Specialties

  1. Pediatric ER: $107/hr
  2. Critical Care: $104/hr
  3. Cardiac Care Unit: $93/hr
  4. Intermediate Care: $93/hr
  5. Neuro ICU: $93/hr
Thinking about trying out a new specialty? Check out our guide on how to get started here.

Pay Rate By Shift

  • Nights: $86 /hr
  • Days: $82 /hr

Pay Rate By Population Density

  • Big City: $85.30/hr
  • Medium City: $84.80/hr
  • Small Town: $75.10/hr
  • Rural: $73.85/hr

Nursing Demographics

Who exactly are Nomad clinicians? Over the past year, our team of dedicated and compassionate Nomad clinicians has grown exponentially. Let’s break down the data.

Nomad Clinicians By Age

  • <25: 2%, 25-29: 15%, 30-34: 20%, 35-39: 17%, 40-49: 25%, 50-59: 16%, 60+: 5%

Nomad Clinicians By Gender

  • Female: 84%
  • Male: 16%

Most Common Certification Requirements

  1. BLS: 99%
  2. ACLS: 47%
  3. PALS: 14%
  4. NIHSS: 13%
  5. NRP: 5%

Nomad Clinicians Mobile Phone Usage

Did you know Nomad has an app? Not only does Nomad offer clinicians a desktop online experience but Nomad also offers an app for on-the-go access. Download our App here to get job-specific alerts and notifications right on your phone.

Percent of Active Users

  • iPhone: 83%
  • Android: 17%

Most Popular First Name

Most Popular Female Clinician First Names:

  1. Jennifer  2. Jessica  3. Ashley  4. Sarah  5. Amanda

Most Popular Male Clinician First Names:

  1. Michael  2. David  3. Daniel  4. James  5. Thomas

Nomad Health Office

This year Nomad was excited to expand our office team while maintaining our company culture. We are proud of the work we have done to foster a diverse, inclusive culture and are honored that those efforts were recognized by Newsweek's "Most Loved Workplaces of 2021", Forbes' "Best Startup Employers of 2021” and Built-In NY: "Best Places To Work 2021".

Looking to 2022...

Nomad values empowering clinicians with the resources they need to feel confident about their staffing agency and we’re proud to share our 2021 End of Year Review Data with you.

We’re excited to continue to grow and introduce new features for the upcoming year. We’re dedicated to providing the best service to our clinicians to help each and everyone find the job of their dreams through Nomad.

Happy New Year!

The Nomad Team

Last Updated:
January 7, 2022

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