Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Neonatal Nurse Practitioners in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $89K per year. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Neonatal Nurse Practitioners like their work and job satisfaction is high. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$62,475 - $117,537
(Median)
$62K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,758
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$32.11 - $60.14
(Median)
$32
$45
$60
MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,475 - $117,537  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,688  
Profit Sharing
$3,475  
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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$65,119 - $121,514  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 254
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$32.11 - $60.14  
   
Overtime
$9.74 - $86.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,688  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,475  
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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$65,119 - $121,514  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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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)


Survey takers who work as Neonatal Nurse Practitioners typically report just a few professional 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Intensive Care Unit and Labor & Delivery, Birthing. 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.


Neonatal Nurse Practitioners with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average inexperienced worker earns $84K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $90K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $106K. Neonatal Nurse Practitioners who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $111K on average.

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Experience Affects Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries



National Average
$91,000



Skills That Affect Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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Nursery
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National Average
$91,000


Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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