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

Women's Health Nurse Practitioners in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $77K annually. Cash earnings for Women's Health Nurse Practitioners — including $7K in bonuses and $8K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $63K to $101K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Although around one in three lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and close to one-half get dental coverage, too. The majority of Women's Health Nurse Practitioners claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to 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  
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  
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)

Women's Health Nurse Practitioners report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Acute Care, Labor & Delivery, Birthing, Obstetrics, and Gynecology are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Case Management. The majority of those who know Gynecology also know 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 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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $77K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $81K. For Women's Health Nurse Practitioners, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $84K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $85K. The largest share of Women's Health Nurse Practitioners have one to 10 years of experience, followed by those with 10 to 20 years. Workers who have been working for more than 20 years are the least common.

Pay Difference By Location

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Chicago
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National Average
$80,000
Nashville
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St. Louis
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Atlanta
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Cary
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Los Angeles offers some of the highest pay in the country for Women's Health Nurse Practitioners, 25 percent above the national average. Dallas, Houston, Chicago, and San Antonio also offer top salaries for Women's Health Nurse Practitioners. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 13 percent, 8 percent, 5 percent, and 3 percent more, respectively. Trailing the national average by 13 percent, Cary is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in Atlanta and St. Louis (8 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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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%