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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Neonatal Nurse Practitioners in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $85K per year for pay. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Neonatal Nurse Practitioners is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$53,522 - $113,810
(Median)
$54K
$85K
$110K
MEDIAN: $85,032
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$20.13 - $59.02
(Median)
$20
$45
$59
MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,522 - $113,810  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,769  
Total Pay (?
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$53,119 - $120,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$20.13 - $59.02  
   
Overtime
$9.79 - $84.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,769  
   
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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$53,119 - $120,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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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 report a narrow range of specific skills. 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Intensive Care Unit, Labor & Delivery, Birthing, and Nursery. It is often found that people who know Neonatal Intensive Care Unit are also skilled in 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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $81K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $88K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $102K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Neonatal Nurse Practitioner generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $112K.

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Experience Affects Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%


Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$88,000


Skills That Affect Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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National Average
$88,000

Nursery
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 12%