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

Women make up the vast majority of Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)s in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $80,319 per year. Pay starts at $62,544 and can approach $101,077 per year on the higher side. Total cash income, which bottoms out near $59,757 and peaks near $94,791, incorporates potential for more than $7,438 from bonuses and close to $8,170 from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Health benefits are not claimed by all—around one third lack any form of coverage—but more than half have medical insurance, and about half have dental, too. Most Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)s report high levels of job satisfaction. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary (?
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$59,757 - $94,791
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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  
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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)

Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)s seem to require a number of specific skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay 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.
For Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)s, experience in the field does not tend to play a major role in salary decisions; in general, pay does not go up drastically with more experience, and earnings grow incrementally instead. Though starting salaries approximate $77K, they climb to $81K after five to 10 years. Pay amounts to $84K after 10 to 20 years. After two decades on the job, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)s see salary growth dwindle, averaging $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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For Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)s, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 25 percent greater than 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). Falling short of the national average by 13 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Cary. Employers also pay below the national average in 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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$80,000
Family Practice
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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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