Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Average Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners make around $81K per year. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners runs from $63K to $105K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $12K. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to one-fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by more than half. There are far more female Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 88 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$61,618 - $99,219
(Median)
$62K
$81K
$99K
MEDIAN: $80,511
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$30.49 - $55.27
(Median)
$30
$41
$55
MEDIAN: $40
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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
$61,618 - $99,219  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,846  
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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$63,014 - $104,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 959
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$30.49 - $55.27  
   
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 - $9,846  
   
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).
)
$63,014 - $104,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 290

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

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 8%

Oncology
up arrow 6%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 5%

pain management
up arrow 4%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 2%

Cardiology
up arrow 2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Case Management
0%

National Average
$83,000

Geriatrics
up arrow 1%

Family Practice
up arrow 3%

Gynecology
up arrow 4%

Obstetrics
up arrow 4%

Pediatrics
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 155 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%