Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

A Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) earns an average salary of $89,043 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.

$73,328 - $109,815
$73K
$89K
$110K
MEDIAN: $89,043
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$38.04 - $62.11
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$62
MEDIAN: $47.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,328 - $109,815  
   
Bonus
$1,034 - $16,630  
Profit Sharing
$615 - $20,217  
Commission
$8,000  
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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$74,964 - $117,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,085
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$38.04 - $62.11  
   
Overtime
$20.27 - $93.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,034 - $16,630  
   
Commission
$8,000  
Profit Sharing
$615 - $20,217  
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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$74,964 - $117,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,157

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Pay by Experience for a Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) has a positive trend. An entry-level Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 2,935 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 767 salaries. An experienced Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 770 salaries. A Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 309 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $92,160

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Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 329 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

▲9%

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
$92,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries




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▲3%

▲3%

▲2%



▲1%

Family Practice/Pediatrics
▼0%

National Average
$92,000


▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 329 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 22%