Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $91K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$77,333 - $112,325
(Median)
$77K
$91K
$110K
MEDIAN: $91,167
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$35.94 - $66.57
(Median)
$36
$48
$67
MEDIAN: $47.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$77,333 - $112,325  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,238  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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).
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$77,555 - $118,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 409
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$35.94 - $66.57  
   
Overtime
$31.03 - $93.30  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,238  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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).
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$77,555 - $118,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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. Most notably, skills in Emergency Room, Family Practice, Cardiology, and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. A tool kit that includes Medicine / Surgery also typically contains Geriatrics. Those familiar with Acute Care also tend to know Family Practice, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and Geriatrics.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average beginner in this position makes around $91K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $96K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $101K. Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $104K.

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Experience Affects Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%



National Average
$94,000


Skills That Affect Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 4%

Family Practice
up arrow 2%

Cardiology
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

Geriatrics
0%

National Average
$94,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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