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$92,708

Average Base Salary

$45/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,965

Average Bonus
The average head nurse salary in Alabama, United States is $92,708 or an hourly rate of $45. This is 4% lower (-$4,006) than the average head nurse salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,965.
Salary by Experience

$77,809

Entry Level Salary

$108,556

Senior Level Salary
An entry level head nurse (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $77,809. On the other end, a senior level head nurse (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $108,556.
Job Description
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. Includes Clinical Nurse Specialists. Excludes “Nurse Anesthetists” (29-1151), “Nurse Midwives” (29-1161), and “Nurse Practitioners” (29-1171).
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