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Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

For Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners, yearly average wages total $81K annually. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners varies from around $63K to approximately $105K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $16K, respectively. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Some workers in this field — roughly one in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners who took the survey — 88 percent to be exact. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,095 - $99,562
(Median)
$62K
$81K
$100K
MEDIAN: $80,837
10%
50%
90%

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$30.22 - $55.18
(Median)
$30
$41
$55
MEDIAN: $41.00
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50%
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
$62,095 - $99,562  
   
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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$63,208 - $104,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 955
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
$30.22 - $55.18  
   
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).
)
$63,208 - $104,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 273

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

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 10%

Oncology
up arrow 6%

pain management
up arrow 5%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 5%

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 3%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 2%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%

Cardiology
up arrow 2%

Case Management
0%

National Average
$83,000

Geriatrics
up arrow 1%

Family Practice
up arrow 3%

Gynecology
up arrow 4%

Obstetrics
up arrow 5%

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 20%
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