Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners can expect to earn an average of $88K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners, total cash compensation can vary between $71K and $113K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $12K and $20K, respectively. Most Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners who took the survey — 88 percent to be exact. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$70,367 - $105,279
$70K
$88K
$110K
MEDIAN: $87,885
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90%

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$34.50 - $60.38
$34
$46
$60
MEDIAN: $45.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,367 - $105,279  
   
Bonus
$962 - $11,704  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $20,273  
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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$71,058 - $113,001  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,711
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$34.50 - $60.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$42.53 - $77.28  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$962 - $11,704  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $20,273  
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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$71,058 - $113,001  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 520

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Key Stats for Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Acute Care
▲7%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲6%

Medicine / Surgery
▲4%

Internal Medicine
▲2%

Geriatrics
▲2%

Cardiology
▲1%

pain management
▲1%

Family Practice
▼0%

Palliative Care
▼0%

National Average
$90,000

Pediatrics
▼1%

Oncology
▼1%

Gynecology
▼1%

Gastroenterology
▼1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼2%

Obstetrics
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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