Women account for the majority of Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $83K annually. With some bonuses approaching $15K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $11K, overall incomes of Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners spread between $67K and $112K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. For the most part, Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and slightly more than half receive dental plans. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$63,971 - $103,413
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$64K
$83K
$100K
MEDIAN: $83,350
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$34.67 - $59.10
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$35
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$59
MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,971 - $103,413  
   
Bonus
$972 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,188  
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$67,149 - $112,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 521
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$34.67 - $59.10  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $100.00  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$972 - $14,681  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,188  
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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$67,149 - $112,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 226
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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)


Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Acute Care, Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Room, and Pediatrics are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 10 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Family Practice. It is often found that people who know Acute Care are also skilled in Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Those proficient in Pediatrics are, more often than not, also skilled in 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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $83K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $91K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $95K. Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $100K.

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 16%

Experienced
up arrow 11%


National Average
$86,000


Skills That Affect Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Acute Care
up arrow 10%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 7%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 4%

Pediatrics
up arrow 1%

National Average
$86,000

Family Practice
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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