Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) is $79,665
What Do Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)s Do?
Family nurse practitioners (NPs) are registered nurses who perform many of the same functions as physicians. These practitioners are able to treat and diagnose diseases and conditions and prescribe medicines, and they serve as primary care providers (PCPs) for some insurance companies . Family nurse practitioners work with patients of all ages, from young children to older adults. They often serve as patients' first point of contact in the health care system, helping diagnose and treat common …Read more