$92,599
Avg. Salary
$49.23
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,058

Bonus

$3,439

Profit Sharing

$7,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) is $49.23 per hour.

The average pay for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) is $92,599 per year.

$38.30
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$49.23
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$64.10
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MEDIAN $49.23
$74k
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90%
MEDIAN $92,599
$74,070 - $117,362
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$38.30 - $64.10
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$0$123K
Salary $74,070 - $117,362
Bonus $993 - $15,095
Profit Sharing $1,019 - $12,695
Commission $7,500
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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$75,385 - $123,419
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,627
Hourly Data $0$94
Hourly Rate $38.30 - $64.10
Hourly Tips $5.00
Overtime $25.00 - $92.37
Annual Data $0$123K
Bonus $993 - $15,095
Commission $7,500
Profit Sharing $1,019 - $12,695
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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$75,385 - $123,419
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,498

Job Description for Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Nurse practitioners (NPs) are registered nurses who perform many of the same functions as licensed physicians and generally pursue ongoing education into the post-graduate level of medical study. These practitioners are able to treat and diagnose diseases and conditions and prescribe medicines, and for some insurance companies they serve as primary care providers (PCPs) for patients.

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Nurse Practitioner (NP) Tasks
  • Conduct complete physicals and counsel patients on health needs and improvements.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of prescribed treatments.
  • Prescribe medications and therapy measures.
  • Diagnose and treat common acute injuries and illnesses.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Pay By Employer

$0$140K

$89,459

$105,095

$104,715

$80,000

$106,233

$88,903

$99,333

SSM Health Care
5 profiles
$92,287

Common Career Paths for Nurse Practitioner (NP)


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As Nurse Practitioners transition into upper-level roles like Acute Care Nurse Practitioners, it's possible that they won't see a change in salary. Acute Care Nurse Practitioners earn the same amount as Nurse Practitioners on average. Many Nurse Practitioners choose to become Family Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners as their careers advance. However, folks in those positions report median salaries of $12K less and $17K less, respectively.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Nurse Practitioner (NP)


Nurse Practitioners seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Acute Care, Emergency Room, Medicine / Surgery, and Psychiatric are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 percent. Those familiar with Internal Medicine tend to be well versed in Geriatrics and Acute Care. Those proficient in Family Practice are, more often than not, also skilled in Acute Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Pay by Experience for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) has a positive trend. An entry-level Nurse Practitioner (NP) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 2,267 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nurse Practitioner (NP) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 816 salaries. An experienced Nurse Practitioner (NP) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 723 salaries. A Nurse Practitioner (NP) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 260 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $95,556

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

Surpassing the national average by 19 percent, Nurse Practitioners in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. Nurse Practitioners will also find cushy salaries in New York (+14 percent), San Diego (+9 percent), Washington (+6 percent), and Boston (+5 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 10 percent south of the national average, can be found in Charlotte. Employers also pay below the national average in Milwaukee and Detroit (3 percent lower).

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Nurse Practitioner (NP)?

Nurse Practitioner (NP):
I like Chandler regional hospital, not completely sure about the other dignity facility. Benefits are great. Compensation not that great. Management not bad, Best work culture. One time I hated chw, in my opinion it is way better now.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Anchorage:
"Know what specialties you are interested in."
The type of nursing care you provide is just as important as the quality of care you provide. I recommend that you work to know what types of care you enjoy providing the most so that your quality of care will flourish. Don't be afraid to stand out and perform well. Care about your patients and about providing the best care possible to them and the rest will follow.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Dallas:
"FNP didactics and clinical experience did not prepare me."
Apply to internship programs in area of interest during graduation. Do rigorous training and education in the area prior to settling into a home (job and area). Commit to the learning and find mentors very early on. Continue to learn and grow.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) in East London:
"Assess and treat."
To choose a speciality ward not just any medical ward.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Coconut Creek:
"Clinical Experience is Crucial."
Be sure to get as much hands-on experience clinically as an RN in the field you wish to work in before you study to become an NP.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Monticello:
"Average NP salary."
Pros: The people I work with and vacation time.
Cons: Inconsistency.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Hagerstown:
"FNP."
Certification as an FNP will make you more marketable.

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Key Stats for Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 480 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

▲10%

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$96,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

▲4%



▲2%

▲1%



▼0%

National Average
$96,000

▼1%




Pediatrics
▼3%

Gynecology
▼3%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 480 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 21%