Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

The larger portion of Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $91K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to 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 (?
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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. For most people, competency in Acute Care indicates knowledge of Family Practice, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and Geriatrics. Most people skilled in Medicine / Surgery are similarly competent in 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 with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $91K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $96K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $101K. Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $104K on average.

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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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