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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 annually. In the world of Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners, overall income ranges from $64K near the bottom to $105K at the top; this can include more than $7K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Although close to a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and over one-half get dental coverage, too. Most Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$62,115 - $98,573
(Median)
$62K
$79K
$99K
MEDIAN: $79,259
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$31.66 - $55.92
(Median)
$32
$41
$56
MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,115 - $98,573  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,417  
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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$64,233 - $105,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 591
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$31.66 - $55.92  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $65.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,417  
   
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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$64,233 - $105,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 285
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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)


Professional skills reported by Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners are few in number. 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 skilled in Acute Care are similarly competent in 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 $84K. On average, Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners make $89K following 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.

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Experience Affects Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 8%


National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 10%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

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 137 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: 71% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 27%
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