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Entry-Level Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Advance Practice Registered Nurses is around $83K per year. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Advance Practice Registered Nurses, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and somewhere between a fifth and a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Entry-Level Advance Practice Registered Nurses who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 83 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,910 - $99,731
(Median)
$59K
$83K
$100K
MEDIAN: $83,328
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$23.88 - $60.92
(Median)
$24
$40
$61
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,910 - $99,731  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,247  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $17,486  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$58,453 - $106,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.88 - $60.92  
   
Overtime
$1.64 - $66.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,247  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $17,486  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$58,453 - $106,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Salaries

Family Practice/Pediatrics
up arrow 18%

Critical Care
up arrow 7%

Acute Care
up arrow 7%

Clinical Education
up arrow 5%

National Average
$85,000

Cardiology
up arrow 2%

Family Practice
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 23%