Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners in the United States pull down an average of $89K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners claim high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners are female. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$75,685 - $109,490

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$31.35 - $65.62

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$75,685 - $109,490  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,940  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $5,087  
Total Pay (?
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$75,913 - $115,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 397
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$31.35 - $65.62  
   
Overtime
$32.00 - $92.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,940  
   
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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$75,913 - $115,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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)


Survey results show that Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Cardiology, Emergency Room, Family Practice, and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics. Most people who know Medicine / Surgery also 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $89K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $94K on average. On average, Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners make $100K following one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $101K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%



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 101 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: 57% employee benefits None: 12%
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