Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $79K per year for pay. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $8K each, total incomes of Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners generally range from $65K to $106K depending on individual performance. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in four — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and a little over a half have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$62,463 - $99,183
(Median)
$62K
$79K
$99K
MEDIAN: $79,480
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$32.35 - $56.09
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$42
$56
MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,463 - $99,183  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,620  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $8,000  
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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$64,665 - $105,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 598
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$32.35 - $56.09  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $65.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,620  
   
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $8,000  
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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$64,665 - $105,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 284
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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)


Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Emergency Room, Acute Care, Pediatrics, and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Family Practice and Intensive Care Unit. Those proficient in Pediatrics are, more often than not, also skilled in Family Practice and Intensive Care Unit (ICU). It is often found that people who know Acute Care are also skilled in 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $80K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $85K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $89K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $92K.

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What is it like working as a Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP)?

Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Seattle:
"I like it."
Pros: It isn't as stressful as other medical jobs but I still feel important and help others. The paycheck also isn't too bad either.
Cons: I didn't like the hours or not being aloud to have pets at work.

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Experience Affects Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 9%


National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 7%

Acute Care
up arrow 5%

Pediatrics
0%

National Average
$82,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 5%

Family Practice
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 27%
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