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Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Most Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $79K per year. Cash earnings for Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners — including $7K in bonuses and $8K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $64K to $103K depending on individual performance. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners claim high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — close to a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and slightly more than half receive dental plans. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$61,800 - $96,056
(Median)
$62K
$79K
$96K
MEDIAN: $78,507
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$31.04 - $55.16
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$31
$41
$55
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,800 - $96,056  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,138  
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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$63,728 - $102,882  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 563
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$31.04 - $55.16  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $64.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,138  
   
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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$63,728 - $102,882  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 267
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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)


Job skills reported by Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners are limited. 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). Skill sets containing Pediatrics also tend to include 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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $79K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $83K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $88K. Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $90K on average.

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Experience Affects Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 8%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

Pediatrics
0%

National Average
$82,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 4%

Family Practice
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 163 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 26%