Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

A Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) earns an average salary of $85,435 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Emergency Room (ER) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$69,029 - $103,974
(Median)
$69K
$85K
$100K
MEDIAN: $85,435
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$35.48 - $59.20
(Median)
$35
$45
$59
MEDIAN: $45.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,029 - $103,974  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,153  
Profit Sharing
$776 - $20,155  
Commission
$3,650  
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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$70,740 - $112,493  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 4,995
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$35.48 - $59.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.07  
Overtime
$0.00 - $81.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,153  
   
Commission
$3,650  
Profit Sharing
$776 - $20,155  
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).
)
$70,740 - $112,493  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,945
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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: $88,466

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

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
$88,000


Skills That Affect Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries



Acute Care
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pain management
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Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 4%

Orthopedics
up arrow 4%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 3%

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

Family Practice/Pediatrics
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Cardiology
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%

Family Practice
0%

National Average
$88,000

Gynecology
up arrow 2%

Pediatrics
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 700 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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