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Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (United States)

A relatively junior crowd, a little over a half of Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners have fewer than five years of experience under their belt and the average salary for the field is $78K annually. Total cash earnings of Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners range from $63K on the low end to $102K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $7K and $8K, respectively. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Some workers in this field — close to one-fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by most and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (?
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$61,083 - $95,170
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $77,782
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Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (?
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$30.89 - $55.14
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,083 - $95,170  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,944  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $8,139  
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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$63,295 - $102,158  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 567
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$30.89 - $55.14  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $62.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,944  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $8,139  
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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$63,295 - $102,158  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 257
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Job Description for Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP)

A pediatrics nurse practitioner (pediatrics NP) is a medical professional who works with patients in a pediatrics ward of a hospital or other medical facility. In many ways, a nurse practitioner may serve as a primary point of contact or primary care provider, usually in close consultation with physicians.
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Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Tasks
  • Order and interpret test results and recommend treatment of patients.
  • Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment and counsel patients.
  • Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval.
  • Administer therapeutic procedures.
  • Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.

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Popular Skills for Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Survey results suggest that Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Emergency Room , Acute Care, Pediatrics, and Family Practice are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people experienced in Pediatrics also know Family Practice and Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Most people experienced in Acute Care also know Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Pay by Experience Level for Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $78K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $83K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $88K in this role. Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $91K. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up a little less than one-fifth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise roughly one in seven, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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San Antonio
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New York
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Philadelphia
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Minneapolis
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Milwaukee
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Chicago
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Baltimore
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Buffalo
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National Average
$81,000
Dallas
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St. Louis
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Boston
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Atlanta
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Los Angeles offers some of the highest pay in the country for Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners, 23 percent above the national average. Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners will also find cushy salaries in San Antonio (+13 percent), New York (+12 percent), Philadelphia (+9 percent), and Minneapolis (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Atlanta, which sits 9 percent below the national average. Boston and St. Louis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 6 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$81,000

Skills That Affect Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
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Acute Care
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Pediatrics
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National Average
$81,000
Family Practice
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 185 votes.

Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 26%