1. Home
  2. Career Explorer
  3. Registered Nurse
  4. Salaries
Content has loaded

Registered Nurse salary in Birmingham, AL

How much does a Registered Nurse make in Birmingham, AL?

Average base salary

$41.41
same
as national average
Overtime
$9,375per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
View more benefits

The average salary for a registered nurse is $41.41 per hour in Birmingham, AL and $9,375 overtime per year.240 salaries reported, updated at July 27, 2022.

Is this useful?

Salaries by years of experience in Birmingham, AL

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
View job openings with the years of experience that is relevant to you on Indeed
View jobs
Is this useful?

Top companies for Registered Nurses in Birmingham, AL

  1. Pinnacle Transport Group
    3.4star
    101 reviews20 salaries reported
    $143per hour
  2. $69.67per hour
Is this useful?

Highest paying cities for Registered Nurses near Birmingham, AL

  1. Birmingham, AL
    $41.41 per hour
    240 salaries reported
  2. Tuscaloosa, AL
    $39.21 per hour
    88 salaries reported
  3. Mobile, AL
    $38.56 per hour
    97 salaries reported
  1. Decatur, AL
    $37.18 per hour
    28 salaries reported
  2. Dothan, AL
    $35.65 per hour
    149 salaries reported
  3. Gadsden, AL
    $35.46 per hour
    37 salaries reported
  1. Florence, AL
    $35.29 per hour
    14 salaries reported
Is this useful?

Where can a Registered Nurse earn more?

Compare salaries for Registered Nurses in different locations
vs
Explore Registered Nurse openings
Is this useful?

Best-paid skills and qualifications for Registered Nurses

Most recommended certification

Infection Control Certification

earn +39.73% more

The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 414.99% since 2018. Registered Nurses with this certification earn +39.73% more than the average base salary, which is $41.41 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
2012366increase by 366
20131493increase by 307.92%
20141767increase by 18.35%
20151812increase by 2.55%
20161206decrease by 33.44%
2017434decrease by 64.01%
2018347decrease by 20.05%
20191787increase by 414.99%

Top companies hiring Registered Nurses with the recommended certification

View more companies for Registered Nurses
Is this useful?

Top schools offering Infection Control Certification

Nursing Unlimited

87 reviews

Washington Care Academy

WorkshopsExpress

American Dental and Medical Institute

Top skills
ICD Coding
+14.59%salary
Top fields of study
Public Health Degree
+56.22%salary
Top licenses
LMSW
+32.81%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
16 jobs22
1,713 jobs12,686
102 jobs887
98 jobs207
239 jobs620
Is this useful?

Most common benefits for Registered Nurses

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Housing stipend
  • License reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Loan repayment program
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Pet insurance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
Is this useful?

Salary satisfaction

Based on 4,450 ratings

63% of Registered Nurses in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

Is this useful?

How much do similar professions get paid in Birmingham, AL?

Registered Nurse - Operating Room

90 job openings

Average $44.97 per hour

Registered Nurse - Medical/Surgical

2,742 job openings

Average $2,006 per week

Registered Nurse - Home Health

93 job openings

Average $37.65 per hour

Is this useful?

Common questions about salaries for a Registered Nurse

What kind of nurses get paid the most?

A certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) is one of the highest-paid nursing specialties. Registered nurses need additional certification in order to pursue this career path.

Was this answer helpful?

What kind of nurses get paid the least?

Licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) and Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) have the least education requirements among nurses and therefore tend to make lower incomes than other nursing specialties. LVNs and LPNs can increase their income by getting an associate degree or a bachelor's degree in nursing.

Was this answer helpful?

How much does a registered nurse make after 5 years?

A registered nurse with 5 years of experience will make $35.93 per hour on average in the U.S.

Was this answer helpful?

What is the average registered nurse salary by state?

How can registered nurses increase their salary?

How much do registered nurses make an hour?

Do registered nurses get paid hourly or a salary?

Which kind of registered nurses (RNs) makes the most money?

What is the highest-paid registered nurse?

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a registered nurse?

How much do similar professions to registered nurse get paid?

How can registered nurses make more money?

Career insights

Frequently searched careers

Registered Nurse

Police Officer

Software Engineer

Warehouse Associate

Administrative Assistant

Customer Service Representative

Truck Driver

Food Technologist

Food Manager

Warehouse Worker

Teacher

Nursing Assistant