Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Average Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners make around $84K annually. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners bottoms out near $67K and approaches $108K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $12K from profit sharing. While about one in five report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. The vast majority (88 percent) of Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners who took the survey are female. The majority of Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$65,704 - $101,839
(Median)
$66K
$84K
$100K
MEDIAN: $84,090
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50%
90%

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$33.04 - $58.55
(Median)
$33
$43
$59
MEDIAN: $43.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,704 - $101,839  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,939  
Profit Sharing
$289.06 - $12,365  
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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$66,618 - $107,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$33.04 - $58.55  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $74.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,939  
   
Profit Sharing
$289.06 - $12,365  
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).
)
$66,618 - $107,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 343
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Skills That Affect Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 8%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

pain management
up arrow 3%

Palliative Care
up arrow 3%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%

Oncology
up arrow 2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 2%

Internal Medicine
0%

Geriatrics
0%

Cardiology
0%

National Average
$86,000

Family Practice
up arrow 1%

Gynecology
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 3%

Obstetrics
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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