Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners in the United States can expect to earn an average of $88K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners (89 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$74,246 - $108,121
(Median)
$74K
$88K
$110K
MEDIAN: $88,451
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$32.79 - $60.97
(Median)
$33
$46
$61
MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$74,246 - $108,121  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,994  
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $7,370  
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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$74,577 - $112,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 403
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$32.79 - $60.97  
   
Overtime
$32.21 - $88.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,994  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $7,370  
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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$74,577 - $112,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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)


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Emergency Room, Cardiology, Family Practice, and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Geriatrics and Intensive Care Unit. A tool kit that includes Medicine / Surgery also typically contains Geriatrics. Those proficient in Acute Care are, more often than not, also skilled in 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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $88K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $93K. Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $99K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $98K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 8%


National Average
$91,000


Skills That Affect Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Cardiology
up arrow 1%

Family Practice
0%

National Average
$91,000

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 3%

Geriatrics
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 12%