Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $80K per year. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $8K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $65K and hits $106K on the high end. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a fair number have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, one in four claim no health benefits at all. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$62,542 - $99,218

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$32.18 - $55.97

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,542 - $99,218  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,843  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $8,000  
Total Pay (?
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$64,867 - $105,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 596
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Hourly Rate
$32.18 - $55.97  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $65.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,843  
   
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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$64,867 - $105,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 279
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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 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Family Practice and Intensive Care Unit. Most people experienced in Acute Care also know Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Most people familiar with Pediatrics also 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.


Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average beginner in this position makes around $80K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $85K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $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 $91K.

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
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 8%


National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 8%

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
0%

National Average
$83,000

Family Practice
up arrow 4%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 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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