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Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners take home approximately $81K annually on average. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners — which occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $16K from profit sharing — stretch from around $63K to approximately $105K. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, about a fifth claim no health benefits at all. The vast majority of Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners (88 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The majority of Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$61,943 - $99,492
(Median)
$62K
$81K
$99K
MEDIAN: $80,794
10%
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90%

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$30.26 - $55.10
(Median)
$30
$41
$55
MEDIAN: $41.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,943 - $99,492  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $16,483  
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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$63,145 - $104,830  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 951
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$30.26 - $55.10  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $75.90  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $16,483  
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).
)
$63,145 - $104,830  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 276

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 11%

Oncology
up arrow 6%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 6%

pain management
up arrow 4%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 2%

Cardiology
up arrow 2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%

Case Management
0%

National Average
$83,000

Geriatrics
up arrow 1%

Family Practice
up arrow 4%

Gynecology
up arrow 4%

Obstetrics
up arrow 5%

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 20%
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