An Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) earns an average salary of $78,411 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Total Pay (?
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$59,584 - $96,503
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $78,410
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Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Total Pay (?
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$29.25 - $52.62
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,584 - $96,503  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,931  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $10,000  
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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$60,866 - $101,424  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,724
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$29.25 - $52.62  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $74.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,931  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $10,000  
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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$60,866 - $101,424  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,724
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Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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New York
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Houston
up arrow 10%
Chicago
up arrow 6%
Detroit
up arrow 6%
Philadelphia
up arrow 4%
Seattle
up arrow 4%
Akron
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Boston
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Cleveland
0%
National Average
$81,000
Atlanta
up arrow 1%
Indianapolis
up arrow 3%
Milwaukee
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Nashville
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 8%
Oncology
up arrow 6%
Palliative Care
up arrow 6%
Cardiology
up arrow 4%
Internal Medicine
up arrow 4%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 3%
pain management
up arrow 3%
Acute Care
up arrow 1%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%
National Average
$81,000
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Geriatrics
up arrow 1%
Family Practice
up arrow 3%
Pediatrics
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 20%
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