Women make up the vast majority of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $93K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Neonatal Nurse Practitioners. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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MEDIAN: $93,429
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,159 - $117,330  
   
Bonus
$680 - $54,631  
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$70,615 - $120,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 188
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Hourly Rate
$32.47 - $61.75  
   
Overtime
$19.87 - $85.57  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
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$680 - $54,631  
   
Total Pay (?
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$70,615 - $120,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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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)


Survey takers who work as Neonatal Nurse Practitioners typically report just a few 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, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. It is often found that people who know Labor & Delivery, Birthing are also skilled in Nursery.

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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $90K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $94K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $107K. 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 $113K on average.

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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 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries




National Average
$94,000


Skills That Affect Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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National Average
$94,000


Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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