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 $88K per year for pay. Experience level and the particular city 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. Most Neonatal Nurse Practitioners report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$59,251 - $117,230

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$30.10 - $59.00

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,251 - $117,230  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,634  
Total Pay (?
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$60,651 - $121,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 243
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$30.10 - $59.00  
   
Overtime
$9.70 - $86.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,634  
   
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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$60,651 - $121,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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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 pay less than market rate include Intensive Care Unit and Labor & Delivery, Birthing. Those educated in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit tend to be well versed 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $84K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $90K on average. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $104K. Neonatal Nurse Practitioners who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $109K.

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Experience Affects Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries



Mid-Career
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National Average
$90,000


Skills That Affect Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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Nursery
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National Average
$90,000


Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%
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