Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (United States)

55 percent of Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)s report fewer than five years in the field, making for a fairly junior workforce. The group as a whole takes home roughly $89,544 per year on average. Pay ranges from $73,094 on the low end to $110,705 per year on the higher side. A solid majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. For the most part, Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)s enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.
Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (?
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$73,342 - $105,986
(Median)
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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)

Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. 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.
Salaries can reach $100K from $86K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $100K after 10 to 20 years. After working for two decades in the field, Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)s experience a drop in salary, averaging $100K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 17 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 16 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 5 percent. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work—of those who took the survey, more than half land within it.

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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
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Acute Care
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Family Practice
0%
Emergency Room (ER)
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National Average
$90,000
Medicine / Surgery
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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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%