What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Earnings for Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners in the United States come in at around $89K per year on average. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners. Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 89 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$74,651 - $108,635
(Median)
$75K
$89K
$110K
MEDIAN: $88,824
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$32.60 - $64.89
(Median)
$33
$46
$65
MEDIAN: $46.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$74,651 - $108,635  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,939  
Profit Sharing
$2,250 - $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).
)
$74,962 - $114,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 400
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$32.60 - $64.89  
   
Overtime
$32.00 - $91.97  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,939  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250 - $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).
)
$74,962 - $114,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 90
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

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.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Emergency Room, Cardiology, Acute Care, and Family Practice are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Geriatrics and Intensive Care Unit. The majority of those who know Medicine / Surgery also know Geriatrics. Most people 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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $88K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $94K. Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $100K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $98K on average.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

Family Practice
0%

National Average
$91,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 4%

Geriatrics
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 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
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%
ADVERTISEMENT