Health care facilities and organizations are finding an increasing need to recruit qualified candidates from surrounding communities and states to fill open positions.

Moving hundreds if not thousands of miles isn’t cheap, so many employers are offering to reimburse moving expenses and other relocation costs to entice candidates to accept positions, especially in rural areas. provides an extensive, a la carte list of common relocation package options for employers to review before offering such packages.

Did you know?
The average cost of an interstate move is around $4,900, based on an average weight of 7,400 pounds and an average distance of 1,225 miles, as well as various moving services needed. If these numbers seem high to you, keep in mind that an interstate move tends to be much more expensive than a local move.
Source:  2017