Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners can expect to earn an average of $81K annually. Total incomes of Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $16K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $64K and $106K. Most Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners (88 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, around one in five claim no health benefits at all. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$62,879 - $99,894
(Median)
$63K
$81K
$100K
MEDIAN: $81,300
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50%
90%

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$30.34 - $55.31
(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
$62,879 - $99,894  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,860  
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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$63,911 - $105,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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
$30.34 - $55.31  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $75.69  
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.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,860  
   
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).
)
$63,911 - $105,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 281
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 9%

Oncology
up arrow 5%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 5%

pain management
up arrow 4%

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%

National Average
$83,000

Geriatrics
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Family Practice
up arrow 4%

Gynecology
up arrow 5%

Obstetrics
up arrow 6%

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 138 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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