Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (United States)

More than half of Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)s are relatively junior in their careers, reporting less than five years' experience and an average income of $89,544 annually. The top of the range reaches $110,705 per year, and the bottom approaches $73,094. With some bonuses approaching $10,056 and certain profit sharing proceeds close to $14,795, overall incomes in the Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)s from $73,342 to $105,986 depending on individual performance. Most people in this field enjoy health coverage; most receive medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision insurance. The majority of Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)s claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (?
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$73,342 - $105,986
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MEDIAN: $87,567
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Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (?
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$31.68 - $56.93
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MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,342 - $105,986  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,056  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $14,795  
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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$73,094 - $110,705  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 428
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$31.68 - $56.93  
   
Overtime
$31.32 - $81.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,056  
   
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $14,795  
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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$73,094 - $110,705  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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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. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Geriatrics. Most people experienced in 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.
At career start, salaries are typically $86K, which grow to $100K after five to 10 years. Those who spend a decent amount of time in this profession—one to two decades—usually make about $100K. Following a couple decades of work, Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)s watch their salaries dip to an average of $100K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 17 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 16 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 5 percent. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; more than half of respondents fit between this range.

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Experience Affects Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$90,000

Skills That Affect Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Cardiology
up arrow 1%
Acute Care
0%
Family Practice
0%
Emergency Room (ER)
0%
National Average
$90,000
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 3%
Geriatrics
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 155 votes.

Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%
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