Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Median pay for Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $89K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Women make up the vast majority of Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$75,164 - $108,729
(Median)
$75K
$89K
$110K
MEDIAN: $89,055
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$32.40 - $65.39
(Median)
$32
$46
$65
MEDIAN: $46.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$75,164 - $108,729  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,994  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $5,087  
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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$75,417 - $114,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 403
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$32.40 - $65.39  
   
Overtime
$31.56 - $92.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,994  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $5,087  
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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$75,417 - $114,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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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 Cardiology, Emergency Room, Acute Care, and Medicine / Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Geriatrics and Intensive Care Unit. Those who learned Medicine / Surgery also tend to know Geriatrics. Those familiar with Acute Care also tend to 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.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $93K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $89K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $100K in this role. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $98K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 7%


National Average
$92,000


Skills That Affect Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Cardiology
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
0%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

Family Practice
0%

National Average
$92,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 3%

Geriatrics
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
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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