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Benefits & Pay

WakeMed is committed to taking care of all members of our team, so that you can care for our patients. Our pay and benefits reflect how important you are to us.


We offer competitive hourly rates, as well as allowances for housing, food and travel expenses.

Pay varies based on the job, your experience and other allowances provided. Contact our dedicated recruitment team for more information.


We will provide you with a list of housing resources to contact. Everything from single family homes, to apartments of various sizes and locations with a variety of amenities and extended stay facilities. Some offer discounts to WakeMed staff. Our travel agency staff receive a generous housing allowance. This allowance will be prorated over the 13-week contract period and included in your rate of pay.

Travel and Food

Travel agency staff  also receive a generous allowance for travel and food. This allowance will be included in your rate of pay.


Our commitment to the health and well-being of those we serve starts with taking care of our WakeMed team. We are proud to offer benefits that help you grow personally and professionally while planning for a secure future.

Health Benefits

WakeMed offers comprehensive benefits for all employees at reasonable rates. The benefits do not extend to family members. They include:

  • Medical benefit plan
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan

Travel agency staff are eligible for these benefits upon completion of 30-days of the contract. These benefits are ideal for those individuals wishing to have a contract longer than the initial 13 weeks.

Financial Benefits

WakeMed offers resources to help you build the financial security you need, whether it’s planning for retirement, maximizing tax savings or life insurance.

Additional Benefits

Wellness is a core belief of WakeMed, and our additional benefits can help you achieve work-life balance. These include:

  • Employee Assistance Program, including professional, confidential counseling services at no charge
  • Discounts on childcare, pet care and more

More Information

To learn more about pay and benefits, please contact TravelStaffing@wakemed.org or by calling 919-350-8115.