Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Average Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners make around $89K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $11K and $20K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners can bottom out near $72K or peak near $114K depending on individual performance. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, one in five claim no health benefits at all. The vast majority of Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners (88 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$71,354 - $106,995
$71K
$89K
$110K
MEDIAN: $88,627
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$35.06 - $60.33
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MEDIAN: $46.49
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$0$114K
Salary $71,354 - $106,995
Bonus $996 - $11,171
Profit Sharing $986 - $19,866
Commission $15,000
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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$72,021 - $114,011
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,965
Hourly Data $0$84
Hourly Rate $35.06 - $60.33
Hourly Tips $5.00
Overtime $42.90 - $84.46
Annual Data $0$114K
Bonus $996 - $11,171
Commission $15,000
Profit Sharing $986 - $19,866
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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$72,021 - $114,011
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 614

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Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Nurse Practitioner (NP) in East London:
"Assess and treat."
To choose a speciality ward not just any medical ward.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Coconut Creek:
"Clinical Experience is Crucial."
Be sure to get as much hands-on experience clinically as an RN in the field you wish to work in before you study to become an NP.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Hagerstown:
"FNP."
Certification as an FNP will make you more marketable.

Key Stats for Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Acute Care
▲6%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲6%

Medicine / Surgery
▲4%

Psychiatric
▲4%

Internal Medicine
▲1%

Cardiology
▲1%

pain management
▲1%

Geriatrics
▼0%

Palliative Care
▼0%

National Average
$91,000

Family Practice
▼1%

Pediatrics
▼1%

Gynecology
▼1%

Oncology
▼2%

Gastroenterology
▼2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 21%
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