Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) earns an average salary of $79,187 per year.
Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Total Pay (?
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$60,357 - $97,584
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $79,187
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Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Total Pay (?
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$29.11 - $54.22
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,357 - $97,584  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,990  
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $10,174  
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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$61,247 - $102,547  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,544
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$29.11 - $54.22  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $75.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,990  
   
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $10,174  
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).
)
$61,247 - $102,547  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,544
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Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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New York
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San Francisco
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Houston
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Chicago
up arrow 6%
Washington
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Detroit
up arrow 3%
Boston
up arrow 2%
Philadelphia
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Atlanta
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National Average
$81,000
Cleveland
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Columbus
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Indianapolis
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Milwaukee
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Nashville
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Oncology
up arrow 6%
Operating Room / OR
up arrow 6%
Internal Medicine
up arrow 3%
Cardiology
up arrow 3%
pain management
up arrow 2%
Acute Care
up arrow 1%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%
Medicine / Surgery
0%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
0%
National Average
$81,000
Geriatrics
up arrow 1%
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Psychiatric
up arrow 1%
Family Practice
up arrow 3%
Pediatrics
up arrow 5%
Gynecology
up arrow 5%
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Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 20%
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