Locum Tenens Pay and Benefits


Locum tenens providers are considered independent contractors when on assignment with Aya Locums. Your recruiter will work with you to find an opportunity that meets your salary desires and professional goals. You will be paid weekly by Aya via direct deposit.

Pay rates for locum tenens providers are based on several factors:

  • Specialty demands
  • Location and facility type
  • Patient volume
  • Skillset
  • Shift type


We cover malpractice, travel and housing costs.

As an independent contractor, you’re responsible for providing your own benefits, such as medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with retirement planning. Many providers seek coverage through an insurance broker or their spouse.

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