Southwest Alabama is home to a vibrant healthcare community that includes not only healthcare providers but researchers and educators as well. The healthcare industry is a stabilizing force in the regional labor market that can stay strong and expand employment throughout the economic cycle. The healthcare sector provides world-class treatment for residents in Southwest Alabama while also providing challenging and rewarding jobs. For those eager to serve, few jobs are as rewarding as going into the healthcare field, where they can make a difference every day.

Average Salary*
Workers Employed
*The average industry wages provided here cover positions from entry-level to CEO. While efforts have been made to ensure accuracy, individual salaries may vary due to factors like location, experience, and job role. These figures serve as general estimates; for precise information, consider further research and consultation with professionals.


SAWDC’s Healthcare partners include:


Atmore Community Hospital

Ball Healthcare

Crowne Healthcare

Evergreen Medical Center

Franklin Primary Health Center

Infirmary Health

Mobile County Health Department

Thomasville Regional Medical Center

USA Health

Washington County Hospital & Nursing Home

William F Green State Veterans Home


  • You want to help improve the lives of others

  • You are detail-oriented and self-confident

  • You have a positive attitude and work well under pressure

  • You are reliable and have a strong work ethic

  • You have great communication skills and are able to empathize in difficult situations