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. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Although the larger part have medical coverage and over one-half have dental coverage, roughly one in three claim no health benefits at all. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$68,381 - $103,248
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$68K
$86K
$100K
MEDIAN: $85,729
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$37.02 - $53.12
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$37
$44
$53
MEDIAN: $44.00
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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 (?
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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

  • 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 show that Women's Health Nurse Practitioners use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Colposcopy, Reproductive Health, Obstetrics/Gynecology, and Family Practice are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate 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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $83K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $91K. For Women's Health Nurse Practitioners, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $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.

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




National Average
$89,000


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

Colposcopy
up arrow 4%

Reproductive Health
up arrow 3%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 2%

Family Practice
0%

National Average
$89,000

Gynecology
up arrow 1%

Obstetrics
up arrow 1%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 7%

Case Management
up arrow 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%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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