Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Median pay for Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $89K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. There are far more female Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 89 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$75,784 - $109,100
(Median)
$76K
$89K
$110K
MEDIAN: $89,187
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$32.50 - $65.56
(Median)
$33
$47
$66
MEDIAN: $46.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$75,784 - $109,100  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,912  
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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$76,091 - $115,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 398
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$32.50 - $65.56  
   
Overtime
$31.56 - $92.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,912  
   
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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$76,091 - $115,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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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 wide range of professional skills. 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. Most people skilled in Acute Care are similarly competent in Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Family Practice, and Geriatrics. People who know Medicine / Surgery usually also know 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 $89K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $94K. Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $100K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners report making only $99K on average.

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Experience Affects Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 8%


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 106 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%
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