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Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (United States)

A relatively junior crowd, a little over a half of Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners have fewer than five years of experience under their belt and the average salary for the field is $88K annually. Total cash earnings of Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners range from $73K on the low end to $111K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $15K, respectively. The greater part enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. There are far more female Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners than men, making up 88 percent of those in this profession. Most Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners like their work and job satisfaction is high. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (?
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$73,342 - $105,986
(Median)
73K
97K
110K
MEDIAN: $87,567
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Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (?
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$31.68 - $56.93
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MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,342 - $105,986  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,056  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $14,795  
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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$73,094 - $110,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 428
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$31.68 - $56.93  
   
Overtime
$31.32 - $81.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,056  
   
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $14,795  
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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$73,094 - $110,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | 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)

Survey results imply that Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners put a diverse skill set to use. 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. 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.
Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $86K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $91K on average. Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners see a median salary of $99K after reaching one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $97K. More than half of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up nearly one in six of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise close to a sixth, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent.

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Experience Affects Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$90,000

Skills That Affect Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Cardiology
up arrow 1%
Acute Care
0%
Family Practice
0%
Emergency Room (ER)
0%
National Average
$90,000
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 3%
Geriatrics
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 155 votes.

Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

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