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Travel Nursing Jobs in Alabama

Get your camera ready if you’re a travel nurse considering an assignment in Alabama, because you’re in for an adventure. Alabama has miles of stunning scenery including white sandy beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, rushing waterfalls in Tuscumbia's Spring Park, and an underground wonderland in the Cathedral Caverns near Huntsville, which has the largest stalagmite forest in the world. 

Travel nursing positions are available in some of Alabama’s top hospitals, giving travel nurses opportunities to advance their careers, while enjoying a good quality of life both on and off the job. Thanks to its rich culture, low cost of living, and good old Southern charm, Alabama has become a highly-desirable state for travel nurses to work.

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Travel Nurse Salary in Alabama?

You Could Make up to $2,300/week

The average salary for an Alabama RN is roughly $87,200 per year. The average salary equates to about $1,600 a week before taxes. Of course, there are variables to your salary, such as; experience, location, and specialty.

As an Alabama travel nurse employed by American Mobile, you’ll have the opportunity to work an assignment lasting 4-24 weeks in the hospital of your choice. Our travel RN’s can earn around $1,160 to $2,300 a week, or close to $29,900 on a 13 week assignment, depending on specialty, assignment, and experience.

Traveling nurses have the ability to earn more than a permanent RN due to the demand of the hospital, the housing stipends as well as additional referral bonuses. Additionally, free continuing education courses are offered to ensure our travel nurses are providing the utmost quality care. While the perks of being employed by a staffing agency like American Mobile allow RN’s to explore the country, RN’s also get the chance to grow their resume and work with the best of the best.

Alabama Cities with Highest-Paying Travel Nurse Jobs

The average travel nurse jobs salary in Alabama was about $1,827 per week on March 1, 2024. Today, you can find jobs with a salary range between $1,217 to $2,458 per week. The cities with the highest paying jobs include:

In Alabama, there are a number of hospital facilities with nursing staff including: Northside Hospital and Heart Institute in Saint Petersburg, JFK North Campus in West Palm Beach, Aventura Hospital And Medical Center in Miami, Osceola Regional Medical Center in Kissimmee, and Orange Park Medical Center in Orange Park are well known in Alabama.

If you have a specific start date in mind, the soonest available in Alabama is Apr 22, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical - MS role at $2,458 per week. The latest start date for an ST job is May 20, 2024 for a Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - OR role at $1,341 per week.

There are a variety of contract lengths available for a travel nursing job in Alabama including 13 Weeks (1481 jobs), 12 Weeks (87 jobs), and 8 Weeks (21 jobs).

Alabama's Exclusive Travel Nurse Jobs

There are currently 1 exclusive American Mobile RN jobs in Alabama. You won't find these Registered Nurse jobs anywhere else. Start by scrolling through RN jobs based on average salary, contract duration, and shift types to find your perfect travel nurse job. You can earn between $1,217 - $1,341 a week and the average weekly salary for these exclusive RN jobs is $1,279. Apply for exclusive top paying traveling RN jobs in these popular Alabama cities:

Alabama has some of the best travel nurse job opportunities in the country, and we currently have 80 travel nurse jobs available.

Travel nurse jobs are currently available in cities like Montgomery, Dothan, Birmingham, Gadsden and Selma. Alabama hospitals and health care facilities are looking for all types of specialists including MS (57 jobs), Telemetry (7 jobs), ER (4 jobs), ICU (3 jobs), Rehab (2 jobs) and more.

We have new travel nurse jobs posted daily, so be sure to Apply Now so our specialists can make sure you get first crack when a new job opens up. We make it as easy as possible for you to compare nursing jobs by allowing you to filter based on traveling nurse salary, shift type, location or duration to find the right job for you.

With great things to do, people to meet and places to see, Alabama is a popular place for travel jobs! Also be sure to check out our resources on how to become a travel nurse and nursing license renewal.

FAQs about Travel Nurse Jobs in Alabama

On average, how much does a travel nurse make in Alabama?

The highest paid travel nurse jobs in Alabama can make up to $2,458 per week.

How long is the most common contract duration for travel nursing jobs in Alabama?

The average length for travel nurse jobs in Alabama based on recent data is 13 weeks.

How many Alabama travel nurse job opportunities are currently available?

In Alabama there are 80 job opportunities for a traveling nurse to choose from.

What cities have the highest paying travel nursing jobs in Alabama?

  • Montgomery, Alabama $2,458 / per week average salary
  • Dothan, Alabama $1,795 / per week average salary
  • Birmingham, Alabama $1,758 / per week average salary
  • Gadsden, Alabama $1,672 / per week average salary
  • Selma, Alabama $1,575 / per week average salary

What nursing specialties are needed most in Alabama right now?

  • MS - 57 jobs available now
  • Telemetry - 7 jobs available now
  • ER - 4 jobs available now
  • ICU - 3 jobs available now
  • Rehab - 2 jobs available now

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Top Travel Nurse Salaries in Alabama

Find the nurse travel jobs in Alabama with the highest salaries below and contact a recruiter today:

Cities Average Salary Highest paying job in each city
Montgomery $1,803 /week* Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical $2,458 per week
Dothan $1,584 /week* Registered Nurse – Telemetry $1,795 per week
Selma $1,502 /week* Registered Nurse – Telemetry $1,575 per week
Gadsden $1,457 /week* Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical $1,672 per week
Birmingham $1,426 /week* Surgical Technologist - Cardiac Surgery $1,758 per week
Alabaster $1,279 /week* Surgical Technologist - Operating Room $1,341 per week

Alabama’s Top Opportunities by Specialty

American Mobile receives new travel nurse jobs in Alabama each day from hospitals and healthcare facilities. If you are looking for a specific Alabama travel nurse job, please see below for in-demand nursing specialties needed throughout the state:

Specialty Average Salary Cities with highest paying jobs
OR $2,076 /week*
ICU $2,033 /week*
LD $1,872 /week*
Dialysis $1,762 /week*
MS $1,722 /week* Montgomery and Dothan
CVOR $1,677 /week* Birmingham
ER $1,636 /week* Gadsden
Telemetry $1,457 /week* Dothan and Birmingham
Rehab $1,316 /week*
OR $1,279 /week* Alabaster

We can help you obtain your Alabama nursing license!

In order to make Alabama your home for your next travel assignment, you must have your Alabama nursing license. Whether you have an out-of-state license or you are a first-time licensee, our team is here to help you through the process and secure your ideal assignment. 

What are Alabama's best hospitals?

The southern state of Alabama offers warm temperatures,  green scenery, recreational fun, and most importantly, nationally ranked facilities. Let us help you find the best hospital for your specialty and career trajectory. 

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