The average Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner in the United States earns approximately $97K per year. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners (86 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Job satisfaction for Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$78,449 - $119,443
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$78K
$97K
$120K
MEDIAN: $96,601
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$39.04 - $70.07
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$78,449 - $119,443  
   
Bonus
$993 - $15,319  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$78,931 - $125,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 271
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$39.04 - $70.07  
   
Overtime
$50.09 - $92.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$993 - $15,319  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$78,931 - $125,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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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 report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Family Practice, Medicine / Surgery, Acute Care, and Emergency Room (ER) are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Intensive Care Unit. Most people familiar with Medicine / Surgery also know Geriatrics. It is often found that people who know Acute Care are also skilled in 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.


The relatively untested earn a median of $96K per year, but survey respondents who have racked up five to 10 years of experience report a six-figure median of $104K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners make a median salary of $105K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $104K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 6%


National Average
$99,000


Skills That Affect Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Family Practice
up arrow 4%

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 3%

Geriatrics
up arrow 2%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 2%

Cardiology
up arrow 1%

National Average
$99,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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