Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Most Neonatal Nurse Practitioners in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $95K per year. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Neonatal Nurse Practitioners. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$72,754 - $117,314
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$95K
$120K
MEDIAN: $94,616
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$31.91 - $61.35
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MEDIAN: $45.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,754 - $117,314  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$72,098 - $120,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$31.91 - $61.35  
   
Overtime
$19.73 - $86.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
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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$72,098 - $120,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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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

  • Administer therapeutic procedures.
  • Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.
  • Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval.
  • Order and interpret test results and recommend treatment of patients.
  • Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment and counsel patients.

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Popular Skills for Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP)


Neonatal Nurse Practitioners who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Nursery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Labor & Delivery, Birthing, and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are correlated to pay that is above average. Intensive Care Unit and Labor & Delivery, Birthing as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. Most people skilled in Labor & Delivery, Birthing are similarly competent in Nursery.

Pay by Experience Level for Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Pay by Experience for a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) has a positive trend. An entry-level Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 139 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 39 salaries. A Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 24 salaries.

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Key Stats for Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

▲19%

▲12%

▼0%

National Average
$95,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$95,000



Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 7%