Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Most Neonatal Nurse Practitioners in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $89K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most Neonatal Nurse Practitioners like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale 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)


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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Intensive Care Unit and Labor & Delivery, Birthing. Most people skilled in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit are similarly competent 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 many Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $84K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $90K on average. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $106K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $111K.

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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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