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Head Nurse Salary
in Alabama, United States

$95,849 (USD)

Average Salary


Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Head Nurse is $95,849 a year and $46 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Head Nurse is between $67,184 and $118,961. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Head Nurse. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises and coordinates nursing activities in hospital unit.
  • Assigns duties and coordinates nursing service.
  • Evaluates nursing activities to ensure patient care, staff relations, and efficiency of service.
  • Notes nursing care and visits patients to ensure that nursing care is carried out as directed and that treatment administered in accordance with physician's instructions.
  • Directs preparation and maintenance of patients' clinical records.
  • Requires RN license.
Head Nurse Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Registered Nurses

Job family population: 2,906,840

Estimated population of Head Nurse jobs: 91,565

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Head Nurse Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Manager of Psychiatric Nursing
Jan 28
Crenshaw County, AL, USA
Local Company
Supervises head nurses in carrying out their responsibilities in management of nursing care. Ensuring that an experienced nurse is in the unit at all times. Plans, prepares and coordinates nursing ...
Dialysis Nurse
Mar 1
Montgomery, AL, USA
There's a fulltime, permanent position available for an experienced dialysis nurse in ANCHORAGE, AK ... face new challenges head-on. * You have a strong desire to deliver care in an empathetic ...
Mar 1
Dothan, United States
Jackson Nurse Professionals
Currently offering positions for Registered Nurses with experience caring for patients that require complex monitoring and nursing interventions due to brain, head or spinal cord injuries, brain ...
Clinical Application Specialist
Mar 15
Mobile, AL, USA
Ideacom of the Gulf Coast Inc.
Drivers License and good driving record Clinical Experience, 5 years ideally in the acute care area Experience as a Registered Nurse (RNs), Nurse Practitioners, head nurses or nurse supervisors ...
Registered Nurse RN- FT Nights *** Sign on Bonus ***
Feb 15
Huntsville, AL, USA
Southern Health Partners
FT RN Nights 3-12hr Shifts to Work in the Madison County Detention Center *** Sign on & Retention Bonus Offered *** Employment with SHP Offers You: * The Opportunity for you to Make a Difference
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