Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners take home an average $88K per year. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners — which occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing — stretch from around $71K to approximately $113K. There are far more female Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 88 percent. Close to a fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The majority of Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$70,770 - $105,212
$71K
$88K
$110K
MEDIAN: $88,097
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$34.58 - $60.22
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$46
$60
MEDIAN: $46.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,770 - $105,212  
   
Bonus
$985 - $11,882  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $20,000  
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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$71,414 - $112,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,735
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$34.58 - $60.22  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$42.53 - $79.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$985 - $11,882  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $20,000  
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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$71,414 - $112,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 532

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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 107 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)
▲7%

Medicine / Surgery
▲5%

Psychiatric
▲5%

Internal Medicine
▲2%

Cardiology
▲2%

pain management
▲2%

Geriatrics
▲1%

Palliative Care
▲1%

Family Practice
▼0%

Pediatrics
▼0%

National Average
$90,000

Gynecology
▼1%

Gastroenterology
▼1%

Oncology
▼2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 20%