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Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

The larger portion of Women's Health Nurse Practitioners in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $78K per year. Total cash compensation to Women's Health Nurse Practitioners approaches anywhere from $63K on the lower end to $102K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $6K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Women's Health Nurse Practitioners. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and around one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$60,581 - $96,016
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $77,874
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$31.87 - $51.07
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,581 - $96,016  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,932  
Profit Sharing
$1,957 - $9,500  
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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$63,082 - $102,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 499
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$31.87 - $51.07  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $76.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,932  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,957 - $9,500  
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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$63,082 - $102,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 292
United States (change)

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 wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Obstetrics/Gynecology, Labor & Delivery, Birthing, Acute Care, and Obstetrics are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Case Management. Those proficient in Gynecology are, more often than not, also skilled 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.


Women's Health Nurse Practitioners do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $77K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $82K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Women's Health Nurse Practitioners make a median salary of $85K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $86K on average.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 7%



National Average
$81,000


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

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 4%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Obstetrics
0%

National Average
$81,000

Gynecology
up arrow 1%

Family Practice
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 192 votes.

Gender

Female
100 %
Male
0 %

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: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 33%