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Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Pay for Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners in the United States sits in the ballpark of $89K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 89 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$74,657 - $108,736
(Median)
$75K
$89K
$110K
MEDIAN: $88,821
10%
50%
90%

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$32.79 - $63.02
(Median)
$33
$46
$63
MEDIAN: $46.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$74,657 - $108,736  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,908  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $5,000  
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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$74,961 - $114,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 396
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$32.79 - $63.02  
   
Overtime
$32.21 - $91.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,908  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $5,000  
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).
)
$74,961 - $114,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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Job Description for Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)

The hospitalist nurse practitioner (NP) provides direct medical care to patients requiring hospitalization. They chart medical history, assess health status, diagnose any potential issues, and work with physicians and other health professionals to provide high-quality care. They are in charge of accurately filling out the patients' chart, as well as keeping it up to date as diagnoses and evaluation continue. The hospitalist nurse practitioner also orders tests, collect data regarding the patients' status, and communicates with patients' family members as needed. Additionally, these professionals have to communicate regularly with the physician(s) and other members of the health care team to discuss status updates for patients.

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Hospitalist 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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Popular Skills for Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)


Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Emergency Room, Cardiology, Acute Care, and Family Practice are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics and Intensive Care Unit. Most people who know Medicine / Surgery also know Geriatrics. The majority of those who know Acute Care also know Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Family Practice, and Geriatrics.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $88K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $93K. Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $100K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $97K.

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Experience Affects Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 7%


National Average
$91,000


Skills That Affect Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 3%

Cardiology
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
0%

Family Practice
0%

National Average
$91,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 4%

Geriatrics
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 12%
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