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Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

The average Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $88K annually. Overall cash earnings for Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners stretch from $74K on the lower end to $112K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $15K from profit sharing. The vast majority (88 percent) of Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners who took the survey are female. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$73,768 - $108,011
(Median)
$74K
$88K
$110K
MEDIAN: $88,116
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$31.89 - $59.48
(Median)
$32
$45
$59
MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,768 - $108,011  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,036  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $14,899  
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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$73,787 - $112,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 417
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$31.89 - $59.48  
   
Overtime
$32.21 - $88.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,036  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $14,899  
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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$73,787 - $112,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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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 seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Cardiology, Family Practice, Emergency Room, and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics. Most people familiar with 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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $87K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $92K on average. Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $99K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $97K.

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Experience Affects Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 7%


National Average
$90,000


Skills That Affect Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Cardiology
up arrow 2%

Family Practice
0%

Emergency Room (ER)
0%

National Average
$90,000

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 3%

Geriatrics
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 142 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

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