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Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

The larger portion of Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $79K per year. Total cash compensation for Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners runs from $64K to $104K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $7K and profit sharing that can reach almost $8K. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly one in four lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and just over a half have dental, too. Work is enjoyable for Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$61,722 - $97,380
(Median)
$62K
$79K
$97K
MEDIAN: $79,069
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$31.38 - $55.71
(Median)
$31
$41
$56
MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,722 - $97,380  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,417  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $8,109  
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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$63,841 - $104,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 576
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$31.38 - $55.71  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $65.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,417  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $8,109  
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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$63,841 - $104,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 274

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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 note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Emergency Room, Acute Care, Pediatrics, and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Family Practice and Intensive Care Unit. Most people familiar with Acute Care also know Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Those who learned Pediatrics also tend to know Family Practice and 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.


For Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $79K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $84K. Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners bring in $88K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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 $91K.

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Experience Affects Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 12%

Acute Care
up arrow 5%

Pediatrics
0%

National Average
$82,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 5%

Family Practice
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 27%