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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (United States)

Most Neonatal Nurse Practitioners in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $84K annually. The greater part report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (?
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$51,178 - $110,453
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MEDIAN: $83,891
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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (?
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$20.27 - $59.87
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MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,178 - $110,453  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,810  
Profit Sharing
$425.00 - $4,750  
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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$51,718 - $121,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$20.27 - $59.87  
   
Overtime
$9.97 - $82.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,810  
   
Profit Sharing
$425.00 - $4,750  
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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$51,718 - $121,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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Job Description for Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP)

A neonatal nursing practitioner works closely with newborn infants who have a variety of problems; some issues be minor, and others may be life threatening. The practitioner works closely with patients, doctors, family members, and hospital technicians to ensure the utmost standard of quality care for the newborn infants. A neonatal nurse practitioner generally works set hours, but those hours may vary depending on the needs of their employer. Patient care occurs constantly, so evening, overnight, and weekend hours may be necessary. Neonatal nurse practitioners work indoors and (in most instances) in a hospital setting. They interact not only with patients and their family, but also with doctors and other hospital personnel.
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Neonatal 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 Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Neonatal Nurse Practitioners typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit , Nursery, Labor & Delivery, Birthing, and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Intensive Care Unit , Labor & Delivery, Birthing, and Nursery. The majority of those who know Neonatal Intensive Care Unit also know Labor & Delivery, Birthing.

Pay by Experience Level for Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $81K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $88K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $101K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $110K on average. Age distribution in this workforce is concentrated between one and nine years of experience; a majority of respondents fall in this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up nearly one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise one in ten, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining about one in eight.

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Experience Affects Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$87,000

Skills That Affect Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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National Average
$87,000
Nursery
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 14%