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 $85K per year. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners. Some workers in this field — just under a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by a little more than half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$66,115 - $105,616
$66K
$85K
$110K
MEDIAN: $85,309
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$35.79 - $60.90
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MEDIAN: $45.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$66,115 - $105,616  
   
Bonus
$988 - $14,848  
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
Total Pay (?
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$69,002 - $114,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 526
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$35.79 - $60.90  
   
Overtime
$14.90 - $75.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$988 - $14,848  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
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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$69,002 - $114,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 204

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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

  • Administer therapeutic procedures.
  • Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.
  • Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval.
  • Order and interpret test results and recommend treatment of patients.
  • Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment and counsel patients.

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Popular Skills for Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP)


Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Acute Care, primary care, Intensive Care Unit, and Emergency Room are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 9 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Family Practice. Most people skilled in Acute Care are similarly competent in 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)

Pay by Experience for a Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) has a positive trend. An entry-level Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 461 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 172 salaries. An experienced Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 149 salaries. A Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 56 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $87,927

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Fort Worth is home to an above-average pay rate for Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners, 33 percent higher than the national average. Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+16 percent), Houston (+12 percent), Baltimore (+11 percent), and Minneapolis (+8 percent). Trailing the national average by 11 percent, Orlando is the market with the smallest paychecks. St. Louis and Buffalo are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 7 percent less than the median.

Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

▲12%

▲5%

National Average
$88,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

▲9%

primary care
▲8%


Emergency Room (ER)
▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$88,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 29%