Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Women's Health Nurse Practitioners in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $86K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — close to one-third — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and just over a half have dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$68,381 - $103,248
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$86K
$100K
MEDIAN: $85,730
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$37.02 - $53.12
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MEDIAN: $44.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,381 - $103,248  
   
Bonus
$255.32 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$3,400  
Commission
$7,000  
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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$71,001 - $107,546  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 292
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$37.02 - $53.12  
   
Overtime
$45.57 - $80.78  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$255.32 - $11,745  
   
Commission
$7,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,400  
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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$71,001 - $107,546  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 156

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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

  • Administer therapeutic procedures.
  • Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.
  • Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval.
  • Order and interpret test results and recommend treatment of patients.
  • Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment and counsel patients.

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Popular Skills for Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)


Survey results imply that Women's Health Nurse Practitioners put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Colposcopy, Reproductive Health, Obstetrics/Gynecology, and Family Practice are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Case Management and Acute Care. 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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $83K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $91K. Women's Health Nurse Practitioners who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $95K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $94K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $89,023

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Women's Health Nurse Practitioners, 18 percent higher than the national average. Women's Health Nurse Practitioners will also find cushy salaries in New York (+13 percent) and Dallas (+7 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner's salary, with Cary Women's Health Nurse Practitioners earning salaries that are 21 percent less than the national average. Employers in St. Louis and Canton also lean toward paying below-median salaries (17 percent lower and 16 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

▲2%

National Average
$89,000

▼6%

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

Colposcopy
▲4%



Family Practice
▼0%

National Average
$89,000

▼1%

▼1%


Acute Care
▼7%

Case Management
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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