Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (United States)

Most Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)s in the United States are women. The work force as a whole earns a median of approximately $80,319 per year. The range in pay spans from $62,544 to $101,077 per year. Residency and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Around one third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and about half claim dental coverage as well. Most Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)s like their work and job satisfaction is high. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (?
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$59,757 - $94,791
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $76,857
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Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (?
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$31.85 - $50.89
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,757 - $94,791  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,438  
Profit Sharing
$1,922 - $8,170  
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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$62,544 - $101,077  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 512
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$31.85 - $50.89  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $77.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,438  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,922 - $8,170  
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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$62,544 - $101,077  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 308
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Job Description for Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Advanced practice registered nurses, or APRNs (or NPs for short), are highly trained nurses that have been certified to see patients and administer medical procedures without a doctor's supervision. One specialty that uses these nurses is women's health; the APRNs who work in this field are often called women's health nurse practitioners. The nurse practitioner — as a specialist in this area — may allow a clinic to administer to more patients than would normally be the case if it were top-staffed by doctors only.
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Women's Health 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 Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Survey results imply that Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)s put a diverse skill set to use. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management. For most people, competency in Gynecology indicates knowledge of Labor & Delivery, Birthing.

Pay by Experience Level for Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)s, experience is not a major factor in determining pay, and incremental pay growth is standard. Salaries start at $77K, which grows to $81K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $84K. Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)s who stay in the field for several decades see their salaries grow less quickly after 20 years, with incomes eventually hovering around $85K. The majority of Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)s have only one to 10 years of practice in the field. Workers with 10 to 20 years make up the second biggest group followed by those with more than 20 years under their belt.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$80,000
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Home to some of the best pay for Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)s, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 25 percent above the national average. Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)s can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+13 percent), Houston (+8 percent), Chicago (+5 percent), and San Antonio (+3 percent). With compensation 13 percent below the national average, Cary is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Atlanta (-8 percent) and St. Louis (-6 percent).

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Experience Affects Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$80,000

Skills That Affect Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Acute Care
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Gynecology
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Obstetrics
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National Average
$80,000
Family Practice
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Case Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 218 votes.

Gender

Female
100%
female alumni
 
Male
%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 32%
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