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Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Women account for the majority of Women's Health Nurse Practitioners in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $79K per year. Total cash compensation to Women's Health Nurse Practitioners approaches anywhere from $65K on the lower end to $103K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $6K from bonuses and upwards of $11K from profit sharing. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — roughly a third — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and a little over a half have dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$61,703 - $98,427
(Median)
$62K
$79K
$98K
MEDIAN: $79,072
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$33.71 - $51.25
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$34
$41
$51
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,703 - $98,427  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
Profit Sharing
$1,949 - $10,926  
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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$64,815 - $103,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 493
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$33.71 - $51.25  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $76.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,949 - $10,926  
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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$64,815 - $103,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 253

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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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Obstetrics/Gynecology, Acute Care, Obstetrics, and Labor & Delivery, Birthing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Case Management. Those educated in Gynecology tend to be well versed in 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Women's Health Nurse Practitioners — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $78K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $84K. For Women's Health Nurse Practitioners, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $87K. 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 $89K.

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




National Average
$82,000


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

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
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Obstetrics
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Acute Care
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National Average
$82,000

Gynecology
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Family Practice
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Case Management
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 150 votes.

Gender

Female
100 %
Male
0 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 32%
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