Average Nurse Practitioner Salary in Alabama

Nurse practitioners in Alabama earn an average of $102,410 per year (or $49.24 per hour).

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13% lower than the national average
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Alabama nurse practitioners earn 13% lower than the national average salary for NPs, at $118,040 (or $56.75 per hour).

Nurse practitioner salary range in Alabama

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $128,460 $61
75th Percentile $118,370 $56
Median $99,750 $47
25th Percentile $85,150 $40

80% of Alabama NPs earn between $76,290 and $128,460.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse practitioner salary in Alabama

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Alabama NPs earn about $114,680 per year. Cost-of-living in Alabama is 10% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Alabama for nurse practitioners

Tuscaloosa, AL $106,180 per year
Huntsville, AL $105,790 per year
Gadsden, AL $105,250 per year
Hoover, AL $102,170 per year
Montgomery, AL $101,640 per year
Muscle Shoals, AL $101,550 per year
Fairhope, AL $100,640 per year
Opelika, AL $97,600 per year
Anniston, AL $97,220 per year
Mobile, AL $96,140 per year

Alabama nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse practitioners are paid the highest is Tuscaloosa, where the average NPs salary is $106,180 and 210 nurse practitioners are currently employed. The Huntsville area comes in second, with a $105,790 average NP salary and 630 nurse practitioners employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Alabama?

Nurse Anesthetist $188,840 per year
Physical Therapist $94,210 per year
Registered Nurse $61,920 per year
Dental Hygienist $51,130 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $41,540 per year
Pharmacy Technician $32,620 per year

At a $102,410 average annual salary, NPs in Alabama tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($188,840). They tend to earn more than physical therapists ($94,210), registered nurses ($61,920), dental hygienists ($51,130), licensed practical nurses ($41,540), and pharmacy technicians ($32,620).

More about nurse practitioners

Nurse practitioners are licensed, advanced practice nurses who specialize in managing patients' healthcare and preventing diseases. They often work autonomously and have their own practices. Their duties involve diagnosing diseases, treating illnesses, and performing diagnostic tests, among other things. Every nurse practitioner has to choose a speciality. Some of the more common nurse practitioner roles include family nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, and psychiatric nurse practitioner.

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