A Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) earns an average salary of $88,274 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$72,483 - $108,526
(Median)
$72K
$88K
$110K
MEDIAN: $88,274
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$36.97 - $61.63
(Median)
$37
$47
$62
MEDIAN: $46.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,483 - $108,526  
   
Bonus
$1,013 - $16,593  
Profit Sharing
$622 - $20,386  
Commission
$7,418  
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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$73,767 - $116,616  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,402
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$36.97 - $61.63  
   
Overtime
$15.24 - $92.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,013 - $16,593  
   
Commission
$7,418  
Profit Sharing
$622 - $20,386  
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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$73,767 - $116,616  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,262
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Job Description for Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Family nurse practitioners (NPs) are registered nurses who perform many of the same functions as physicians. These practitioners are able to treat and diagnose diseases and conditions and prescribe medicines, and they serve as primary care providers (PCPs) for some insurance companies . Family nurse practitioners work with patients of all ages, from young children to older adults. They often serve as patients' first point of contact in the health care system, helping diagnose and treat common medical issues and providing referrals to specialists as needed. Nurse practitioners may also prescribe medication or alter dosages in accordance with a doctor's diagnosis.

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Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) Tasks

  • Order and interpret test results and recommend treatment of patients.
  • Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment and counsel patients.
  • Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval.
  • Administer therapeutic procedures.
  • Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $91,104

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Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) Reviews

What is it like working as a Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)?

Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) in North Conway:
"Family Nurse Practitioner."
Pros: I like the autonomy and interaction with patients and families. I enjoy urgent/walk-in care, learning new things daily. I enjoy the expanded procedures I am able to do. I am not micromanaged which is important to me.
Cons: Hours can be long. Poor relationships outside of my department. Ambiguous evaluation of job performance.

Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Birmingham:
"Family Nurse Practitioner Salary."
Pros: To be able to provide care to patients with the autonomy I deserve.
Cons: People do not understand what we do at this time.

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Experience Affects Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries




National Average
$91,000


Skills That Affect Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries




Acute Care
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Medicine / Surgery
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Orthopedics
up arrow 4%

Geriatrics
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Psychiatric
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Family Practice
up arrow 1%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 1%

Cardiology
up arrow 1%

Family Practice/Pediatrics
0%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
0%

National Average
$91,000

Gynecology
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 349 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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