Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Most Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $81K per year. Overall cash earnings for Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners vary widely between $65K and $107K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $8K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners like their work and job satisfaction is high. While slightly less than a third report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and a little over a half have dental, as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$62,708 - $100,449
(Median)
$63K
$81K
$100K
MEDIAN: $80,692
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$33.00 - $56.33
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$33
$42
$56
MEDIAN: $42.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,708 - $100,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,124  
Profit Sharing
$352.35 - $7,946  
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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$64,982 - $106,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 667
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$33.00 - $56.33  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $65.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,124  
   
Profit Sharing
$352.35 - $7,946  
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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$64,982 - $106,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 317
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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)


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners who took the survey. Most notably, skills in Emergency Room, Acute Care, Pediatrics, and Family Practice are correlated to pay that is above average. It is often found that people who know Acute Care are also skilled in Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Most people who know 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.


For Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $81K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $87K. For Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $91K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $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

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National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 7%

Acute Care
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Pediatrics
0%

National Average
$83,000

Family Practice
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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