Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Women account for the majority of Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $80K annually. Incomes of Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $8K cause paychecks to spread between $65K on the low end and $106K on the high end. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Nearly one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and a little over a half claim dental coverage as well. Most Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$62,598 - $99,218
(Median)
$63K
$80K
$99K
MEDIAN: $79,635
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$32.25 - $56.42
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,598 - $99,218  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,654  
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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$64,881 - $105,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 596
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$32.25 - $56.42  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $65.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,654  
   
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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$64,881 - $105,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 281
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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 pretty varied skill set 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Family Practice and Intensive Care Unit. Those who learned Pediatrics also tend to know Family Practice and Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The majority of those who know 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.


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 see a median salary of $89K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 $92K.

Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Reviews

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
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Experienced
up arrow 8%


National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 7%

Acute Care
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Pediatrics
0%

National Average
$82,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 5%

Family Practice
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 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
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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