The larger portion of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $93K per year. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Neonatal Nurse Practitioners. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$70,524 - $117,337
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$71K
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$120K
MEDIAN: $92,656
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$32.96 - $61.46
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,524 - $117,337  
   
Bonus
$696 - $11,635  
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$71,327 - $120,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 195
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$32.96 - $61.46  
   
Overtime
$19.87 - $97.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$696 - $11,635  
   
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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$71,327 - $120,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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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 results show that 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Intensive Care Unit. Those educated in Labor & Delivery, Birthing tend to be well versed 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 $89K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $94K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $106K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $110K.

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Experience Affects Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries




National Average
$94,000


Skills That Affect Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Nursery
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National Average
$94,000

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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