Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

An average Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner can expect to take home roughly $84K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $10K and $12K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners can bottom out near $67K or peak near $108K depending on individual performance. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to one-fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Most Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Nurse Practitioners (88 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$65,704 - $101,839
(Median)
$66K
$84K
$100K
MEDIAN: $84,090
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$33.04 - $58.55
(Median)
$33
$43
$59
MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,704 - $101,839  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,939  
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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$66,618 - $107,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$33.04 - $58.55  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $74.87  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,939  
   
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).
)
$66,618 - $107,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 343
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Skills That Affect Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 8%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

pain management
up arrow 3%

Palliative Care
up arrow 3%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%

Oncology
up arrow 2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 2%

Internal Medicine
0%

Geriatrics
0%

Cardiology
0%

National Average
$86,000

Family Practice
up arrow 1%

Gynecology
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 3%

Obstetrics
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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